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Idiom of the week – Fall out

Posted by englishlessons on March 11, 2014

Definition:

have an argument

Examples:

Those two boys were good friends until they fell out over a girl.

We fell out over a silly disagreement, and I haven’t talked to her in years.

TOEFL® Tip:

Note that “fall out” is a phrasal verb. Phrasal verbs are included on the TOEFL® test as they are so frequent in English. Look for the the “TOEFL® phrasal verbs” graphic which highlights the phrasal verbs in the Idioms in English programs.

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