cropper

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There is bound to come a cropper somewhere––usually where you least expect it.

A horseman had come a cropper a little distance down the lane.

He'll be redheaded if he knows I am to blame for his coming a cropper.

Our favourite of all, was a large handsome pouter or cropper.

Yes, he could be sure of that; I had come one cropper that day, and it was enough.

There would be no second chance if you came a cropper the first time.

But as long as I had to come a cropper, why, I'm glad it was for no one less wonderful than you.

Once he had had great expectations, but alas!dad had just come a cropper.

Stella nodded, "I came a cropper over Marian," Julian explained.

But Boulanger, the pseudo-great General Boum, coming a cropper?

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