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fall in

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/ us   /fɑːl/ verb fell, fallen
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If soldiers fall 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 others fell in behind him.
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