tumble from (something)

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tumble from (something)

1. To fall end over end from some high location. Tom lost his footing and tumbled from the roof. My mother's favorite picture frame tumbled from the mantlepiece and shattered on the ground.
2. To suffer a decline from a high position of power, status, or fortune. That surprise loss sees the former champion tumble from 1st to 6th place in the tournament leaderboards. The scandal brought the prime minister tumbling from power. The company's stock tumbled from 200 to 175 dollars per share this afternoon following the CEO's resignation.
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tumble from something

to fall from something. The food tumbled from the tray and fell to the floor. The books tumbled from the shelf during the earthquake.
See also: tumble
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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