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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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Words nearby fall for
fallen arch, Fallen Timbers, faller, fallfish, fall flat, fall for, fall from grace, fall front, fall guy, fallibility, fallible
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Other Idioms and Phrases with fall for
Become attracted to, as in I was sure he'd fall for her. [Slang; early 1900s]
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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