Translation of "collapse" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk /kəˈlæps/ us
FALL [ I ]

B2 When someone collapses, they fall down, usually because they are sick or weak.

падать, валиться (от болезни, усталости)

B2 to fall down or towards the inside, or to make a structure or object fall down or towards its inside

обваливаться, рушиться
The roof collapsed under the weight of snow.
FAIL [ I ]

to fail to work or succeed

проваливаться, терпеть крах
The peace talks have collapsed.

(Translation of “collapse verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)