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“fall for something ” in American English

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fall for something

phrasal verb with fall us /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.

(Definition of “fall for something ” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)