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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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Like universal benefit that is coming apart at the seams, the welfare changes have been too rushed and ill thought out.
Mr Sheen has a flawless American accent and a bottomless reserve of emotions as the father, while the earthy Ms Bello is his rocky wife coming apart at the seams.
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Because of the cotton bond paper it was printed on, not wood pulp paper like most present-day works, Sanders said the remaining pages have been well-preserved albeit literally coming apart at the seams
Tensions between the parents are evident and Filipa realises with a heavy heart that their marriage is coming apart at the seams.
Center for Strategic and International Studies fellow Aram Nerguizian, who wrote the book on this subject, told Foreign Policy the Lebanese Army was the only cross-sectarian institution with any legitimacy in the country -- and thus the only force that could prevent Lebanon from coming apart at the seams.
grey, unwashed, string vest, tatty headband and an old jacket coming apart at the seams.
A WARDWINNING Brazilian director Walles Sales (The Motorcycle Diaries) ventures into the slums of Sao Paolo for this poignant tale of a family coming apart at the seams, codirected by Daniela Thomas.
There are a lot of building owners who believe that somehow perfect credit means a great tenant, and imperfect credit means a bad tenant, but that model and way of thinking is coming apart at the seams really fast.
Ironically some of the sectors that have been prospering regionally to date are the same ones that are coming apart at the seams overseas," said Rabea Ataya, CEO of Middle East job site, bayt.
Todd is an exasperating 25-year-old law student at Wayne State University in the 1990s, whose life is slowly coming apart at the seams.
After watching the scene that unfolded on the bench between the third and fourth quarters of Thursday night's 93-78 loss to the Detroit Pistons, it was hard not to conclude that the Lakers were coming apart at the seams.
Ryan's opposite number, John Brain, now concedes that continental competition remains their only chance of taking something tangible from a season that is coming apart at the seams.
FROM FA Cup giantkillers to Conference whipping boys, Tamworth's season is in danger of coming apart at the seams.