Eventually, she began to feel that the house itself was crumbling no matter what she did to keep it in shape.
Next, as though at a signal, all the houses, including that in which we had been lodged, crumbled away together.
They did not know if their house had crumbled like so many others shown on Turkish television that morning, but they were alive.
The house of cards she had been building in her own heart was crumbling around her.
On some blocks half the houses have crumbled or collapsed.
"The houses of cards the prosecution built are crumbling," he asserted.
But someone has to do it, or the whole house would crumble around us.
The house on the Mall where he is supposed to have lived has gradually crumbled due to neglect and age.
Every house crumbled, leaving at least 300 dead and an immeasurable grief.
"So I decided to let the house crumble, and at some point they would see that this was the only solution," she said.