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English definition of “fall prey/victim to sth/sb”

fall prey/victim to sth/sb

to suddenly begin to suffer as a result of something or someone bad: Police fear that more pensioners could fall prey to the thieves.Experiencing and suffering Grammar:Fell or felt?Fell is the past simple of the verb fall:See more
(Definition of fall prey/victim to sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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