fall like dominoes
Also found in: Idioms.
|To fall sequentially, as when one object in a line, by falling against the next object, causes it in turn to fall, and that second object causes a third to fall, etc.; the process can be repeated an indefinite number of times.|
See also: Domino
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.