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fall in

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
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If ​soldiersfall in, they ​form a ​line or ​move in a ​line, one behind the other: "Company, ​fall in!" ​shouted the sergeant-major. He ​started to ​march away, and the ​othersfell in behind him.
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