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fall through

phrasal verb with fall  us   /fɔl/ verb (past tense fell  /fel/ , past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/ )
to ​fail to ​happen: The ​sale of the ​house fell through.
(Definition of fall through from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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fall through

phrasal verb with fall uk   us   /fɔːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
[I] if something that has been ​planned or ​agreedfalls through, it does not ​happen: The ​dealfell through when someone made our ​client a better ​offer.
(Definition of fall through from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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