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English definition of “fall for something ”

fall for something

(BE TRICKED) infml phrasal verb with fall    /fɔl/ verb (past tense fell  /fel/, past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/)
to be deceived by something, esp . a lie : I said I was an art collector , and they fell for it.
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