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fall out (1)

Meaning: If something falls out, it becomes detached from whatever it's attached to.

Synonym: come out

For example:

  • fall out Bob's hair has started falling out, so he's looking for a cream or some pills to stop any more from falling out.

  • fall out I knew I was getting old when my teeth started to fall out.

Quick Quiz:

Nigel knew his hair was falling out, and that in a year or two he would
  1. be bald
  2. be grey
  3. be thin

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