Tell Apart

Meaning of Idiom Tell (someone, something) Apart: to be able to distinguish one thing or person from another; to see the difference between two things or two people. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Usage Tell apart is usually used with can or cannot as in “I can … Read more

Come Apart at the Seams

Also: Fall Apart at the Seams Come Unglued Come Unstuck Meaning of Idiom ‘Come Apart at the Seams’ When referring to an object, to come apart at the seams means to fall apart; disintegrate. The expression does not require an object to actually be coming apart at the seams, but only to be falling apart … Read more