falling out

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n falling out a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
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Quotations

  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas%20Fuller
    “When good people have a falling out, only one of them may be at fault at first; but if the strife continues long, usually both become guilty.”
  • Isaac Watts
    Isaac Watts
    “Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
  • Paul Klee
    Paul%20Klee
    “Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will.”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
    Leonardo DiCaprio
    “People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don't want heroes; what they want is to see you fall.”
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph%20Conrad
    “A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.”
  • Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    “Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder to shoulder in solidarity, while liberals fall out among themselves?”

Usage

In literature:

He gazed fixedly into the glowing wicks of burned-out candles, and let fall sentences that no one heeded.
"Peter the Priest" by Mór Jókai
William Adolphus made her the rage, so strangely things fall out.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
But I am not afraid that the fort will fall; we can hold out against big odds.
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
Her little hands drop down heavily and the pearls fall out, that is all.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
He said he had a bad fall when the crowd closed in and that it put him out of the race.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
She sprang out of the window to save her honor, and falling into the stream, was saved.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
The Indians can take their canoes out of the water, carry them around the falls and resume the pursuit.
"The Eyes of the Woods" by Joseph A. Altsheler
When the egg falls out of the ovary it falls into the tube which carries it into the womb.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
The one on whom the last word falls is "out," safe from the unpleasant task.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
Last night I saw two men fall into these ditches in the dark, and we had to fish them out.
"Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie" by George Brenton Laurie
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In poetry:

And if the soul poured out in prayer,
Together with the falling tear,
Be objects of kind Heaven's care,
Then surely, retribution's near.
"The Black Man's Wrongs" by James Madison Bell
As I sit here in ease and comfort,
And the shadows they rise and fall,
And the dear old familiar faces
Look out from the pannelled wall.
"Retrospect" by Nora Pembroke
If I were the swept-for shilling
I would hearken through the gloom;
Roll out fast, and fall down willing
Right before the sweeping broom!
"Cottage-Songs" by George MacDonald
And to me called, from out the pines
And woven grasses, voices dear,
As if from elfin lips should fall
The mimicked tones of yesteryear.
"Companioned" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The days, whose forms fall shadowy
Athwart the heart: whose misty breath
Shapes saddest sweets of memory
Out of the bitterness of death.
"Days And Days" by Madison Julius Cawein
Two souls, now unalterably one
In whole love always and for ever,
Soar out of twilight, through upper air,
Let fall their sensous burden.
"The Snapped Thread" by Robert Graves

In news:

As high-rise residents open their windows to let in fresh air, cats invariably fall out, and landing feet-first is little help from the 10th story.
Planes will fall out of the sky.
The problems caused when two leaders fall out.
A Walt Whitman High School student was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital on Thursday after falling out of a third-story window.
Falling Out of Bounds, and Into the Spotlight.
Why do certain foods fall out of fashion.
Axle -Pin Keeper: Use a little Shoe GOO on your axle pins and they won't fall out anymore when you're changing tires, but they'll come right out with pliers when you want.
The Bruins turn two interceptions into touchdowns and later knock him out of the game USC falls to 7-4 and out of Rose Bowl contention — not the way he expected things to go this year.
This time, the Knicks missed Carmelo Anthony, and magical 3-point rainbows weren't falling out of the sky for them.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y (WKBW) So many former students of the 93rd Street School in Niagara Falls are claiming they have serious health issues, that the local attorney handling the case had to reach out for help.
A family has received an $80,000 settlement payout after staff at a West Michigan funeral home dropped their mother's coffin at the church, causing her body to fall out.
Are we being played for idiots, or do celebrities suddenly fall out of their clothes more often than the rest of us.
Brought to book, GAA's fall-out with Irish president Douglas Hyde.
Comedian Brings Heckler Up On Stage, Only To Have Cocaine Fall Out Of The Heckler's Pocket.
She said she doesn't know what prompted her nephew to open fire at the mall because they'd had a falling out about four years ago.
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In science:

Part of the energy of this pulse falls into the black hole and part is backscattered out to I + .
Characteristic Evolution and Matching
To illustrate the sensitivity of a new data set to this hypothesis, simulations show that a simple binned analysis with a 1◦ source bin radius centered on this location would give an unbiased chance probability of 10−5 if 2 out of 40 future events fall into the source bin.
Search for Point Sources of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays Above 40 EeV Using a Maximum Likelihood Ratio Test
In a microgravity environment interferometers can run for much longer periods of time as the cooled atoms in the system will not fall out of the interferometer.
Modern tests of Lorentz invariance
However, within a minute or so an excess of electron neutrinos diffuses out, and the electron fraction in the core falls to the usual ∼ 10 percent.
Gamma-Ray Bursts from quark stars
During the accretion phase which powers the prompt γ−ray emission, a fraction of the material constituting the massive progenitor could possibly be pulled out; the central engine could thus be restarted at late times by the fall back of part of this material onto the central collapsar remnant (King et al. 2005).
Late internal shock model for bright X-ray flares in Gamma-ray Burst afterglows and GRB 011121
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