Meaning of “fall through” in the English Dictionary

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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)

"fall through" in Business English

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fall through

phrasal verb with fall uk /fɔːl/ us verb fell, fallen

[ I ] if something that has been planned or agreed falls through, it does not happen:

The deal fell through when someone made our client a better offer.

(Definition of “fall through” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)