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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfall for
he/she/itfalls for
present participlefalling for
past tensefell for
past participlefallen for

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  1. 1
    fall for someone to be very attracted to someone and to start to love them

    He fell for Rosie when he was in the hospital and she was his nurse.

  2. 2
    fall for something to believe that a trick or a joke is true

    How could you fall for such an obvious trick?

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