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English definition of “fall on sb”

fall on sb

verb uk phrasal verb with fall   /fɔːl/ us    /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
When suspicion falls on a particular person, people think that they may be guilty of doing something bad: He was the last person to see the woman alive, and suspicion immediately fell on him.Guessing, supposing and suspecting
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