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"fall out" in British English

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fall out

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)

fall out (TOOTH/HAIR)

If a ​tooth or ​yourhairfalls out, it ​becomesloose and ​separates from ​yourmouth or ​head: Her ​babyteeth are ​starting to ​fall out. A ​sideeffect of the ​treatment is that ​yourhairstarts to ​fall out.

fall out (ARGUE)

B2 informal to ​argue with someone and ​stop being ​friendly with them: He ​lefthome after ​falling out with his ​parents. She'd ​fallen out with her ​boyfriend over his ex-girlfriend.

fall out (SOLDIERS)

If ​soldiersfall out, they ​move out of a ​line: "Fall out, men!" ​shouted the sergeant-major.
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(Definition of fall out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fall out" in American English

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fall out

phrasal verb with fall  us   /fɔl/ verb (past tense fell  /fel/ , past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/ )

fall out (BREAK OFF)

(of an ​object) to ​drop from a ​place where it was ​attached or ​contained: A few ​pages fell out of the ​book.

fall out

phrasal verb with fall  us   /fɔl/ verb (past tense fell  /fel/ , past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/ )

fall out (END RELATIONSHIP)

to have an ​argument or ​disagreement that ​ends a ​relationship: The two fell out over ​coachingtactics a ​longtime ago.
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