Fall through : English Phrasal Verb : Online English Lessons

If someone, or something, falls through something they drop from one side to the other.

Examples of use:

1. My brother was fixing a broken roof tile and he fell through the roof.

2. Don’t walk on the frozen pond. You might fall through the ice.

If a business deal or an arrangement falls through it does not happen.

Examples of use:

1. Plans to build a new superstore in the town have fallen through.

2. Their wedding plans fell through when the bride became ill.

fall through
present simple
fall through and falls through
-ing form
falling through
past simple
fell through
past participle
fallen through

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