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fall out

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

to have an argument or disagreement that ends a relationship: The two fell out over coaching tactics a long time ago.
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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
  • (ARGUE)

B2 informal to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them: He left home after falling out with his parents. She'd fallen out with her boyfriend over his ex-girlfriend.
  • (SOLDIERS)

If soldiers fall out, they move out of a line: "Fall out, men!" shouted the sergeant-major.
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