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crash to the floor

To fall to the floor, usually noisily. The picture frame fell off the wall and crashed to the floor.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crash to the floor

to fall onto the floor and make a crashing sound. The tray of dishes crashed to the floor. Everything crashed to the floor and was broken.
See also: crash, floor, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Together they crashed to the floor. White Fang leaped clear, and, as the man struggled to rise, was in again with the slashing fangs.
There they stood locked and swaying for a moment until Tarzan succeeded in forcing his antagonist backward over a table which crashed to the floor, splintered by the weight of the two heavy bodies.
I will only say that we had agreed that it would be wisest for me to lie like a log among the rest for half an hour, before staggering to my feet and rousing house and police; and that in that half-hour Barney Maguire crashed to the floor, without waking either himself or his companions, though not without bringing my beating heart into the very roof of my mouth.
This time the Captain went down, bearing the typewriter under him as he crashed to the floor.
The whirl culminated in a collision with a chair, and the man and woman crashed to the floor in a wild struggling fall that extended itself across half the length of the room.
Police and firefighters were called to the Cat Ballou school clothing shop at around 3pm on Thursday afternoon after a pane of glass crashed to the floor.
A jolt unbalanced him, he crashed to the floor and fractured a leg.
The jolt unbalanced him and he crashed to the floor, fracturing a leg.
Metal door frames were left bent and broken and some window panes crashed to the floor.
Claudia Winkleman crashed to the floor while attempting the lift made famous by Dirty Dancing on tonight's Strictly Come Dancing.
ZONGULDAK (CyHAN)- A man crashed to the floor in front eyes of his wife while he was trying to repair the roof in Erey-li district of northern Turkish province of Zonguldak.
He was seen getting to his feet again but crashed to the floor seconds later and fell unconscious.
Chico crashed to the floor clutching his face with both hands.
Caguioa elbowed Abueva, who crashed to the floor after losing his balance, a minute into the second period in the game that saw the Aces beat the Kings, 104-97.