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Phrasal Verb: Fall apart/down/out

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This week’s lesson is about common phrasal verbs involving “to fall”. The past tense of this verb is fell.

Fall apart
Break into pieces
“My new t-shirt is falling apart!”

Fall down
Fall to the ground
“Josh fell down during the basketball game last night.”

Fall out
Become detached and drop out
“All children’s teeth fall out before they get new ones."