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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 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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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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