fall down

a) To fall to the ground.

Ring a-ring o roses, / A pocketful of posies. / A-tishoo! A-tishoo! / We all fall down. — traditional nursery rhyme (UK version)

b) To collapse.

The beams supporting the roof had rotted, causing the entire house to fall down.


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