topple over


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Related to topple over: rub off, let up, turn out to be

topple over

[for something very tall] to fall over. I was afraid that Jimmy's stack of blocks would topple over. The stack of books toppled over and ended up as a jumbled mess on the floor.
See also: topple
References in classic literature ?
He saw the head of the wave topple over, adding the mite of its crash to the tremendous uproar raging around him, and almost at the same instant the stanchion was wrenched away from his embracing arms.
The damned thing is that it doesn't topple over and be done with it.
There was not a man who didn't think that at any moment the masts would topple over.