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Meaning of “collapse/fall in a heap” in the English Dictionary

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collapse/fall in a heap

to ​fall down ​heavily and ​lie on the ​ground without ​moving: The woman ​staggered and ​collapsed in a heap.
(Definition of collapse/fall in a heap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “collapse/fall in a heap”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒下瘫作一团…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒下癱成一團…
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