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FALL THROUGH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fall through mean? 

FALL THROUGH (verb)
  The verb FALL THROUGH has 1 sense:

1. fail utterly; collapse

  Familiarity information: FALL THROUGH used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FALL THROUGH (verb)


Sense 1fall through [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fail utterly; collapse

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

fall flat; fall through; founder; flop

Context example:

The project foundered

Hypernyms (to "fall through" is one way to...):

fail; go wrong; miscarry (be unsuccessful)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence example:

The business is going to fall through


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