Fell about with laughter - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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fall about with laughter
To be consumed by uncontrollable laughter. Primarily heard in UK. We all fell about with laughter when the professor accidentally swore during his lecture. My brother-in-law's wicked sense of humor has us falling about with laughter every time we hang out with him.
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fall about (laughing/with laughter) (British English, informal) laugh a lot: When he watches Charlie Chaplin films, he falls about laughing. I don’t find them funny at all!
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References in periodicals archive
Mark then fell about with laughter
when she bit into the phoney snack.
Known as "the first lady of the sliding scale", Florence warbled and screeched her way through the evening to an audience who mostly fell about with laughter
She had one of those modern caps on so I said, `Who is this coming in like Lester Piggott?' She fell about with laughter
. '' The comedian has also met one of Britain's most famous couples, David and Victoria Beckham - and got closer to them than many other people.
How MPs fell about with laughter
. How this most high-minded and sensitive of Prime Ministers must have inwardly squirmed.