crash to the floor

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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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