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cave in (n):
the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
Related Words: subsidence
cave in (v):
break down, literally or metaphorically
Samples
The wall collapsed.
The business collapsed.
The dam broke.
The roof collapsed.
The wall gave in.
The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

Related Words: collapse
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A drowning man does not fear getting wet

Ölmüş eşek kurttan korkmaz.
a desperate situation (i.e. drowning) and using any chance, even if it is hopeless, to get oneself out of it


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