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English verb: fall out

1. fall out (communication) have a breach in relations


SamplesWe fell out over a trivial question.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)altercate, argufy, dispute, quarrel, scrap

2. fall out (stative) come as a logical consequence; follow logically


SamplesIt follows that your assertion is false.
The theorem falls out nicely.


Synonymsfollow


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
It ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)ensue, result

3. fall out (motion) come off


SamplesHis hair and teeth fell out.


Synonymscome out


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)come forth, come out, egress, emerge, go forth, issue

4. fall out (motion) leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation


SamplesThe soldiers fell out.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)exit, get out, go out, leave

5. fall out (change) come to pass


SamplesWhat is happening?.
The meeting took place off without an incidence.
Nothing occurred that seemed important.


Synonymscome about, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
It ----s that CLAUSE


Narrower (hyponym)anticipate, arise, backfire, backlash, bechance, bechance, befall, befall, betide, break, break, chance, coincide, come, come around, come off, come up, concur, contemporise, contemporize, develop, develop, fall, fall, give, go, go off, go over, happen, happen, intervene, materialise, materialize, operate, proceed, recoil, recrudesce, recur, repeat, result, roll around, shine, strike, supervene, synchronise, synchronize, transpire, turn out









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