fall through

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fall through (third-person singular simple present falls through, present participle falling through, simple past fell through, past participle fallen through)

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic) To be unsuccessful, abort, come to nothing/naught; to be cancelled; not to proceed.
    Their plans to go hiking Saturday fell through because it rained.
    • 2020 July 1, Howard Johnston, “Regional News: Western: Bratton Fleming”, in Rail, page 24:
      Lynton & Barnstaple Railway revivalists have unexpectedly been given a second chance to purchase the station, after the original sale deal fell through.

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