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English definition of “fall on sth”

fall on sth

phrasal verb with fall     /fɔːl/ verb [I] (past tense fell, past participle fallen)
to happen on a particular day or date : New Year's Day falls on a Tuesday this year .Occurring and happening
(Definition of fall on sth from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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