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Phrasal Verbs

fall out (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb 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

a. be bald

b. be grey

c. be thin

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