the roof caves in

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the roof caves in

The situation collapses; everything goes wrong. I was living paycheck to paycheck and getting by OK, but then the roof caved in. I lost my job, and then my car and my house.
See also: cave, roof
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the roof falls in

a disaster occurs; everything goes wrong.
See also: fall, roof
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