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fall for sth

informal
phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
to be ​tricked into ​believing something that is not ​true: He told me that he ​owned a ​mansion in Spain and I ​fell for it.I'm not falling for that one! informal said when you ​recognize a ​trick and ​refuse to be ​deceived by it: "Lend me a ​fiver and I'll ​buy you a ​drink." "Oh no, I'm not ​falling for that one."
(Definition of fall for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…信以为真…
in Turkish kanmak, aklı çelinmek, inanmak…
in Russian попадаться на удочку…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…信以為真…
in Polish nabrać się na coś, dać się nabrać na coś…
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