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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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My only gripe is that they tend to fall apart quite easily, especially when I tried spreading a topping on to them.
Things Fall Apart has become a required text in schools throughout Africa and the English-speaking world.
Named the winner of the 2007 Man Booker International (MBI) Prize for the body of his literary works, Chinua Achebe commenced his literary journey in 1958 with the publication of the world acclaimed classic, Things Fall Apart. Achebe, generally referred to as "the father of modern African literature", garnered the MBI Prize by the totality of the body of his literary output.
The fourth collection by Ellen Dorewatson (Director of the Poetry Center at Smith College), This Sharpening is an anthology of brief, free-verse poems devoted to marriage, divorce, the longings of love, the pain of seeing love fall apart, and the consolation of motherhood when a long marriage ends.
In addition, faculty representatives were asked to read two novels prior to convening, Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Walker Percy's The Moviegoer.
Scores of telescopes are watching a comet fall apart, and the main show may be only beginning.
It is the natural insurrection of average patriotic Americans who can't sit around anymore and watch the country we love fall apart.
Things will indeed spiral downwards and fall apart in the Anglican community, if we propose to treat each other in such un-Anglican ways.
The old-style ground wire clamps used on fuel tankers are known to fall apart from rust and broken springs.
Mehretu's is a world in which things fall apart, but also fall together.
Once beautiful designs fall apart at the seams Once great designers turn in their graves, Annoyed at the nightmare that's become of their dreams.