Translation of "fall apart" - English-Portuguese dictionary

fall apart

phrasal verb with fall uk /fɔːl/ us /fɔl/ verb past tense fell, past participle fallen

to break into pieces

fazer-se em pedaços, despedaçar-se
These old boots are falling apart.

to have a lot of problems that you cannot deal with

perder o controle da situação
She fell apart after her husband died.

(Translation of “fall apart” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)