tumble out


1. appear or come out hurriedly or in a disorderly way






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words/problems came tumbling out

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To 'tumble out' is to fall, topple or drop from something. To 'tumble out' has the same meaning as to 'fall out' and implies clumsiness or irresponsibility.

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  1. Peter managed to fix the long-standing issue with the computer system, but doing so caused more problems to come tumbling out. I don't know why things always have to be so complicated!

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  1. Ruth was so nervous in her job interview that when they asked her to speak about herself, her words just tumbled out and ended up not making a lot of sense.

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