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  1. 1
    if something falls or fits into place, you suddenly understand something that you previously have been unable to understand

    It all fell into place when I learned he’d been to London that weekend.

  2. 2
    if things fall or fit into place, they start to happen in the way that you want them to

    After weeks of total chaos, suddenly everything just fell into place.

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