fall out

fall out
verb
1. have a breach in relations (Freq. 1)
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We fell out over a trivial question

Hypernyms: ↑quarrel, ↑dispute, ↑scrap, ↑argufy, ↑altercate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s PP

2. come as a logical consequence; follow logically
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It follows that your assertion is false

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the theorem falls out nicely

Syn: ↑follow
Hypernyms: ↑result, ↑ensue
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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It ——s that CLAUSE

3. come off
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His hair and teeth fell out

Syn: ↑come out
Hypernyms: ↑issue, ↑emerge, ↑come out, ↑come forth, ↑go forth, ↑egress
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

4. leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation
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the soldiers fell out

Hypernyms: ↑exit, ↑go out, ↑get out, ↑leave
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

5. come to pass
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What is happening?

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The meeting took place off without an incidence

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Nothing occurred that seemed important

Syn:
happen, ↑hap, ↑go on, ↑pass off, ↑occur, ↑pass, ↑come about, ↑take place
Derivationally related forms: ↑hap (for: ↑hap), ↑happening (for: ↑happen)
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

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It ——s that CLAUSE


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fall out — {v.} 1. To happen. * /As it fell out, the Harpers were able to sell their old car./ Compare: TURN OUT(6). 2. To quarrel; fight; fuss; disagree. * /The thieves fell out over the division of the loot./ 3. To leave a military formation. * /You men… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall out — {v.} 1. To happen. * /As it fell out, the Harpers were able to sell their old car./ Compare: TURN OUT(6). 2. To quarrel; fight; fuss; disagree. * /The thieves fell out over the division of the loot./ 3. To leave a military formation. * /You men… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Fall Out — Single par The Police Face B Nothing Achieving Sortie 1er …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fall out — / fɔ:laʊt/, it. /fo laut/ (o fall out) locuz. ingl. [comp. di fall caduta e out fuori ], usata in ital. come s.m. 1. (fis.) [caduta sul suolo terrestre di nuclidi radioattivi diffusi da esplosioni nucleari]. 2. (estens.) [ciò che consegue a un… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • fall out — [v1] argue altercate, bicker, clash, differ, disagree, fight, quarrel, spar, squabble; concept 46 Ant. agree, concur fall out [v2] come to pass befall, chance, happen, occur, result, take place, turn out; concept 4 …   New thesaurus

  • Fall-out — Fall out, Fall·out [ fɔːl|aut] der; s, s; geschr; die radioaktiven Produkte, die als Folge von Kernspaltungen (z.B. nach einer Atombombenexplosion) entstehen …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • Fall-out — auch: Fall|out 〈[fɔ:laʊt] n. od. m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Niederschlag von radioaktiven Stoffen aus der Atmosphäre, die z. B. bei Kernwaffenexplosionen entstehen [Etym.: engl., »radioaktiver Niederschlag«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • fall out — 1570s in the literal sense; military use is from 1832. Meaning “quarrel” is attested from 1560s (to fall out with “quarrel with” is from 1520s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fall-out — /foˈlaut, ingl. ˈfɔːlˌaut/ [loc. ingl., propriamente «caduta fuori», da fall «caduta» e out «fuori»] loc. sost. m. inv. ricaduta radioattiva …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • fall out — ► fall out have an argument. Main Entry: ↑fall …   English terms dictionary

  • fall|out — «FL OWT», noun. 1. the radioactive particles or dust that fall to earth after a nuclear explosion. Fallout may be assumed always to be dangerously radioactive. »Fallout sifting down…will affect every living person (Stuart Chase). 2. the falling… …   Useful english dictionary

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