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fall off the wagon

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fall off the wagon (third-person singular simple present falls off the wagon, present participle falling off the wagon, simple past and past participle fell off the wagon)

  1. (idiomatic) To cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.
    Though he fell off the wagon several times, he eventually succeeded in quitting.

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