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    fall over each other

    Hi, what does "Fall over each other" in this sentence mean? Thanks


    Poets and musicians fall over each other in the rush to celebrate autumn. Our writer joins them


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    Re: fall over each other

    It means physically fall over each other in the desperate scramble to get somewhere.

    They don't mean this literally but are using the phrase to illustrate the fierce competition between people to reach something.

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