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Related to the bottom falls out: To be in touch, be damned, along the lines, fall in place, give a shot, not a chance, in one sitting
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Also, the bottom falls out. A collapse occurs, as in The bottom dropped out of the steel market, or When they lost the game, the bottom fell out of their hopes to make the playoffs. This term alludes to collapsing deeper than the very lowest point, or bottom. [First half of 1600s]