fall into sth Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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fall into sth

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

(START)

to start doing something, often without intending to: We've fallen into the habit of getting up late on Saturday mornings. I fell into my job quite by accident. She fell into a conversation with the taxi driver.

(BECOME)

to gradually get into a particular condition, especially to get into a bad condition as a result of not being taken care of: Over the years the house had fallen into disrepair. The old school fell into disuse (= people stopped using it).
Translations of “fall into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 開始做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 开始做…
(Definition of fall into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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