|fall for that
||believe that, eat that
||Surely you're not going to fall for that story. It's nonsense.
|fall head over heels
||(See head over heels)
||to become sick or infected, come down with
||Just before the concert, Wolfgang fell ill and was unable
to play his last composition.
|fall in line
||do as others are doing, obey orders
||Although Barry doesn't like the new rules, he'll fall in line.
|fall in love
||begin to love, feel romantic about, head over heels
||Michael and Rose have fallen in love. They're very happy.
|fall into a trap
||be tricked, be deceived
||When the lawyer asks questions, don't fall into a trap.
|fall into my lap
||find without looking, receive without asking
||Reg got another job offer today. Things seem to fall into his lap.
|fall off the wagon
||become drunk again, return to a bad habit
||The old man fell off the wagon. He got drunk last night.
|fall on deaf ears
||talk to people who will not listen, really deaf
||If you talk to the workers about management's problems, your message will fall on deaf ears.
|fall on your sword
||quit, resign, pull the pin
||I know I caused the problem, but I won't fall on my sword. They'll have to fire me.