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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytumble down
he/she/ittumbles down
present participletumbling down
past tensetumbled down
past participletumbled down

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  1. 1
    same as tumble1 (sense 2)

    The scaffolding tumbled down, burying him under it.

  2. 2
    if long hair tumbles down, it hangs down in large amounts

    Long dark hair tumbled down her back.

  3. 3
    same as tumble1 (sense 4)

    Communism came tumbling down all over Eastern Europe.

See also main entry: tumble

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