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fall in

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)

(ROOF)

If a roof or ceiling falls in, it drops to the ground because it is damaged: Ten miners were trapped underground when the roof of the tunnel fell in.

(SOLDIERS)

If soldiers fall in, they form a line or move in a line, one behind the other: "Company, fall in!" shouted the sergeant-major. He started to march away, and the others fell in behind him.
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