fall out

[fall out] {v.} 1. To happen.

As it fell out, the Harpers wereable to sell their old car.

Compare: TURN OUT(6). 2. To quarrel;fight; fuss; disagree.

The thieves fell out over the division ofthe loot.

3. To leave a military formation.

You men are dismissed.Fall out!

Contrast: FALL IN. 4. To leave a building to go and lineup.

The soldiers fell out of the barracks for inspection.