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English definition of “fall for something ”

fall for something

infml
verb phrasal verb with fall  /fɔl/ (past tense fell  /fel/, past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/) us  

(BE TRICKED)

to be deceived by something, esp. a lie: I said I was an art collector, and they fell for it.
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