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verb (intr, preposition)

to become infatuated with (a person)
to allow oneself to be deceived by (a lie, trick, etc)

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fall for

1

Become attracted to, as in I was sure he'd fall for her. [Slang; early 1900s]

2

Be deceived or swindled by, as in He fell for the con artist's scheme and lost a great deal of money. [Slang; early 1900s]

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