topple down


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topple something down

to cause a stack of something to crumple and fall down. The earthquake toppled the chimney down. The hurricane toppled down the weakest buildings.
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topple down

[for a stack of something] to crumple and fall down. The chimney toppled down in the earthquake. The woodpile toppled down during the night and scared us all to death.
See also: down, topple
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Smith went upstairs, but was chased by Mr Hill, who was again struck with the hammer causing him to topple down the stairs, suffering the fractured vertebrae.
He was told the authority had previously been fined pounds 12,000 and ordered to pay pounds 5,000 costs in 2001 for health and safety breaches after allowing asbestos to contaminate a school, and a further pounds 20,000 in 2007 after allowing a crane to topple down a ravine in Chester-le-Street.
The wheel will rust, the tallest towers will topple down like smoke.
It was a game the Oak Leafers could have won and the easy chances that went abegging at Casement Park will have to go over the bar this weekend if they're to topple Down in their own back yard.
Mr Andrew Greenfield jumped from the truck when he thought it was going to topple down a one-in-two gradient, Mr Alan Craddock, prosecuting, told West Bromwich magistrates.
The several opposition groups in Khartoum says the vertiginous hike in the price of bread creates an opportunity to mobilize the street, pointing to the need put aside their divergences over the best way to reform or to topple down the regime.
Both the major political partiesthe PTI and the PPPhad agreed to one point but they refused to form a formal alliance against the Government to topple down the Government of Shahbaz Sharif in the Punjab.
It tells of the legend of a Japanese samurai prince who is on a gory quest to topple down the forces of Aku, a warlord.
It further claimed that the Turkish government, due to its priority to topple down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, overlooking ISIL's activities in Turkey.
A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital after being pulled from her car as it threatened to topple down a steep bank.
The privately-owned building, opposite Northumbria University's pounds 100m new City Campus East development, was completely gutted and officers yesterday admitted the burned-out shell could topple down at any stage.
Norman Grant, 57, says a hose on his new Dyson shot out and caused him to topple down the stairs at home.
These storm signals could damage structures, topple down trees and power lines.
KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Unidentified armed men blasted anew the steel power tower in Barangay Pagangan in Aleosan, North Cotabato on Wednesday, which was also bombed on January 14 but as in the previous incident, the explosion also failed to topple down the power pylon.
Otherwise he said they are determined to topple down the government of president Omer al-Bashir through a popular uprising.