come apart at the seams

1. Lớn be approaching failure. Boy, this các buổi party is really coming apart at the seams. First, there was the issue with the caterer, and now half the guests aren”t coming.2. Khổng lồ become very emotional. Poor Jane really came apart at the seams during the funeral service. I can”t watch those sappy movies because I just come apart at the seams every time.See also: apart, come, seam

come apart at the seams

Also, come unglued or unstuck . Become extremely upset; break down. For example, After he lost his job Brad seemed khổng lồ come apart at the seams or The proposed ngân hàng merger is coming unglued, or When her last play flopped she became completely unstuck. This idiom transfers physical lớn emotional disintegration. See also: apart, come, seam

come apart at the seams

1. If a system or relationship comes apart at the seams it completely fails. Note: The seams of a piece of clothing are the places where the separate pieces of cloth used to lớn make it are stitched together. Our relationship was coming apart at the seams — we were quarrelling the whole time. Note: You can also say that something falls apart at the seams. Britain”s university system is in danger of falling apart at the seams because of cuts in government funding.2.

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If someone is coming apart at the seams, they have stopped being able lớn manage their life because they are very unhappy or under so much stress. Note: The seams of a piece of clothing are the places where the separate pieces of cloth used to lớn make it are stitched together. He stood for a moment, breathing deeply; he was coming apart at the seams, something he had never thought would happen khổng lồ him.See also: apart, come, seam

come (or fall) apart at the seams

1 (of a thing) fall khổng lồ pieces. 2 (of a person); have an emotional breakdown; collapse. Informal Seams are the lines along which pieces of fabric or the planks of a boat are joined, perceived as the points most likely lớn be damaged or weakened.See also: apart, come, seam

come/fall apart at the ˈseams

(informal) begin to fail or collapse: The Government’s economic policy is falling apart at the seams. ♢ After only six months, their marriage has come apart at the seams.If a piece of clothing comes apart at the seams, it begins to separate along the lines where the pieces of cloth are sewn together.See also: apart, come, fall, seam

come apart at the seams, to

To become disordered; to lớn go lớn pieces. This graphic analogy khổng lồ a garment becoming, as it were, unsewn, is American and dates from the mid-twentieth century. “In a few instances when I thought that I would come apart at the seams . . . I managed to lớn make the director listen” (Josef von Sternberg, Fun in a Chinese Laundry, 1965, an trương mục of making a movie).See also: apart, comeSee also:

come apart at the seams

Idiom(s): come apart at the seamsTheme: EMOTIONsuddenly to thua thảm one”s emotional self-control. (Informal. Referring to a garment falling apart.)• Bill was so upset that he almost came apart at the seams.• I couldn”t take anymore. I just came apart at the seams.

come apart at the seams|come|seams

v. Phr., slang, informal khổng lồ become upset to lớn the point where one loses self-control and composure as if having suffered a sudden nervous breakdown.


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