fall apart


fall apart (http://definr.com/fall apart)

     v 1: lose one's emotional or mental composure [syn: go to pieces]
     2: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears
        wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
        [syn: break, wear, wear out, bust]
     3: break or fall apart into fragments; "The cookies crumbled";
        "The Sphinx is crumbling" [syn: crumble]
     4: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine
        broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart" [syn: break,
         separate, split up, come apart]