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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfall into
he/she/itfalls into
present participlefalling into
past tensefell into
past participlefallen into
  1. 1
    fall into something to start doing something by chance

    She fell into modelling quite by accident.

  2. 3
    fall into someone's hands
    1. b.
      if something falls into someone's hands, they get it, usually by chance

      We don't want this information to fall into the wrong hands.

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  3. 4
    fall into step if you fall into step beside someone, you start walking beside them
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of fall into
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