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joint

bursting at the seams

fall apart at the seams

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a point or position at which two or more things are joined

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joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces

a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit

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put together with a seam

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Having said all that, Ferns, Ryan and Murphy have taught us clearly that it only takes one person to fail in their duty to do the right thing and the 'grand plan' for child protection comes apart at the seams.
As Alex and Nancy's idyllic life comes apart at the seams, they are driven to increasingly extreme courses of action to drive their decrepit neighbour from the building.
There is argument about a constitutional crisis as the stitched-up coalition comes apart at the seams.
When nobody wants to give time, money and resources to support functions, the firm comes apart at the seams.
As Steven's false alibi comes apart at the seams, sassy company secretary Rebecca (Georgia King) begins to suspect that he killed Waters and rival A&R wunderkind Tony Parker-Hall (Tom Riley) is wooed to Unigram in order to secure the signing of hot new band, The Lazies.
Tom |Ronnie Ultimately, the film comes apart at the seams as it lurches between tenderness and lurid violence to lay bare the unshakeable bond between the brothers.
Tom |Ronnie and Ultimately, the film comes apart at the seams as it lurches between tenderness and lurid violence to lay bare the unshakeable bond between the brothers.
However, cracks appear in Roulet's version of events, giving Haller cause for concern as his robust defence comes apart at the seams.