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English definition of “fall for sb”

fall for sb

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with fall   /fɔːl/ us    /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
B2 to suddenly have strong romantic feelings about someone: She always falls for unsuitable men. He's fallen for her in a big way.Sexual attractionAttractiveLoving and in love
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