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It fell to pieces when he started poking around with a screwdriver.
I remember this one young black woman who got about two-thirds of the way through the show and fell to pieces, and this little blue-haired docent from the Historical Society ran over to comfort her.
Take the doomed animal whose blood cells literally fell to pieces when he exposed the fish to light.
The empire fell to pieces when people like Mahatma Gandhi, a heroic protester sensitive to his people's needs.
But then the Kader lads simply fell to pieces and in an awful defensive display they gifted Northallerton four to trail badly at the break.
1 was swinging beautifully for a roundand-a-half at Torrey Pines, but his action quickly fell to pieces, and Tiger's game is clearly still in transition.
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Hollywood legend Robert De Niro was left embarrassed at the Golden Globe Awards when his lifetime achievement trophy fell to pieces.