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English definition of “fall to sb”

fall to sb

verb uk phrasal verb with fall   /fɔːl/ us    /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
to be or become the duty or job of someone: The worst job fell to me.Duty, obligation and responsibility it falls to you formal it is your duty: It falls to me to thank you for all you have done for the association.Duty, obligation and responsibility
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