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Adjective
Worn out or ruined because of age or neglect
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“The aubergines should be very soft and silky but not actually falling apart.”
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Characterized by negative feelings or emotions
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Noun
Physical, mental, or structural deterioration
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A failure or malfunction, including technical, mechanical, or in personal relationships
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Verb
Present participle for to break or come apart into (small) pieces
“Whenever my shoes would fall apart, my father would simply re-stitch them by hand with regular sewing thread.”
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Present participle for to decompose or break down, especially biologically
“The wood of the shack's walls was beginning to fall apart and was covered in moss.”
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Present participle for to become, or cause to become, mentally unstable, especially from stress or anxiety
“And the essence of trauma is that we cannot cope with the situation satisfactorily, we mentally fall apart, and we are doomed to repeat the experience.”
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Present participle for to alter in shape or succumb under physical pressure
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Going pear-shaped
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Present participle for not succeed
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Present participle for to decline or deteriorate
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Present participle for to feel great fear about something
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