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An example use of tumble in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… this is vanes tumble most beginners …”
Tumble means to fall over and roll over and over.
the word tumble occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.