fall about
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fall about(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general) (United Kingdom)
a. morirse de risa
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Alfie and Ron were simply falling about at Lucy's absurd suggestion.Alfie y Ron simplemente se morían de risa con la sugerencia absurda de Lucy.
b. desternillarse de risa
Everyone in the theatre was falling about for the entire performance.Todos en el teatro se desternillaban de risa durante el espectáculo entero.
c. troncharse de risa
Abby is a very witty little girl, and she had her parents' guests falling about at dinner.Abby es una niña muy graciosa, y hacía que los invitados de sus padres se troncharan de risa en la cena.
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fall about
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(Britain)(also fall about laughing) morirse or partirse de risa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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