The British Idiom – Cockle over
Definition of Cockle over
To cockle over means to collapse due to insufficient support.
Examples of Usage of Cockle over
Of course the bankers claim that the whole banking system would cockle over if the government didn’t issue them with that enormous bailout. I’ve got a rather weak ankle, and I have to be very careful on rough ground or I find myself cockling over all the time.
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