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English definition of “fall prey to someone/something”

fall prey to someone/something

(also be prey to someone/something)
to be influenced by someone or something: We worry that our children will fall prey to the influence of bad kids.
(Definition of fall prey to someone/something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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