come apart

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come apart (third-person singular simple present comes apart, present participle coming apart, simple past came apart, past participle come apart)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see come,‎ apart.
  2. (intransitive) to break, separate.
    The jigsaw puzzle will come apart if you try to pick it up.
    My old clothes are all coming apart.