Idiom: Fall at the first fence
If something falls at the first fence, it goes wrong or fails at the first or an early stage.Country: International English | Subject Area: Sport | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Scales fall from your eyes
- Sit on the fence
- Wheels fall off
- Fall on our feet
- Fence sitter
- Take the fall
- Fall by the wayside
- Ride for a fall
- Straddle the fence
- The grass is greener on the other side of the fence
- Fall off the back of a lorry
- Fall on your sword
- Fall off the turnip truck
- Into each life some rain must fall
- Let the chips fall where they may
- The bigger they are, the harder they fall
- Fall off the wagon
- The apple does not fall far from the tree
- Fall from grace
- Fall at the first hurdle
- Pride goes before a fall
- Fall on stony ground
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