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Definition of fall on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fall on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    fall on somebody

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    fall on something

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    fall upon somebody

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    fall upon something

    [no passive] (especially British English)
     
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  1. 1to attack or take hold of somebody/something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm They fell on him with sticks. The children fell on the food and ate it greedily.
  2. 2to be the responsibility of somebody The full cost of the wedding fell on us.