fall about the place

fall about the place

1. To stumble around (some place), falling down often. He came in the door stinking drunk, mumbling incoherently and falling about the place.
2. To be consumed by uncontrollable laughter. We all fell about the place with laughter when the professor accidentally swore during his lecture. My brother-in-law's wicked sense of humor always has us falling about the place laughing.
See also: fall, place

fall about the place (laughing)

To be consumed by uncontrollable laughter. We all fell about the place when the professor accidentally swore during his lecture. My brother-in-law's wicked sense of humor has us falling about the place laughing every time we hang out with him.
See also: fall, place
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