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English definition of “fall into the wrong hands”

fall into the wrong hands

If something falls into the wrong hands, a dangerous person or an enemy starts to own or control it: There are fears that the weapons might fall into the wrong hands.Dangers and threats Grammar:Fell or felt?Fell is the past simple of the verb fall:See more
(Definition of fall into the wrong hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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