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phrasal verb
  1. 2
    to take hold of someone suddenly, either to attack them or to hug them

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of fall on

  2. 3
    mainly British to start eating food or start using something as soon as it arrives, in a way that shows you want it very much

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of fall on

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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