fall in
intransitive verb Date: 1719 1. to sink inward <
the roof fell in
>
2. to take one's proper place in a military formation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fall in — {v.} 1. To go and stand properly in a row like soldiers. * /The captain told his men to fall in./ Contrast: FALL OUT(3). 2. to collapse. * /The explosion caused the walls of the house to fall in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall in — {v.} 1. To go and stand properly in a row like soldiers. * /The captain told his men to fall in./ Contrast: FALL OUT(3). 2. to collapse. * /The explosion caused the walls of the house to fall in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall in — or[into place] {v. phr.} To suddenly make sense; find the natural or proper place for the missing pieces of a puzzle. * /When the detectives realized that a second man was seen at the place of the murder, the pieces of the puzzle began to fall… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall in — or[into place] {v. phr.} To suddenly make sense; find the natural or proper place for the missing pieces of a puzzle. * /When the detectives realized that a second man was seen at the place of the murder, the pieces of the puzzle began to fall… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • fall in with — phrasal 1. to concur with < had to fall in with her wishes > 2. to harmonize with < it falls in exactly with my views > 3. to begin associating with < she fell in with a bad crowd > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fall in line — or[fall into line] See: IN LINE, INTO LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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