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English definition of “fall into sth”

fall into sth

(BECOME) phrasal verb with fall     /fɔːl/ US  /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
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).Experiencing difficulties
(Definition of fall into sth (BECOME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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