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- v. To be fooled; to walk into a trap or respond to a scam or trick.
- v. To fall in love with someone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. fall in love with; become infatuated with
- v. be deceived, duped, or entrapped by
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But do not fall for graying ponytails with Carlos Castañeda stories.
A woman stepping off the Empire State Building would fall for almost fourteen seconds before hitting the street.
How could Pelagia fall for a whippersnapper as accident-prone, charming, and unformed as this?
I guess Neck Brace Girl was supposed to take the fall for all of us—for every time you slipped and fell on your ass on an ice patch right in front of the school bus, every time you drooled food onto your shirt because your braces had just been tightened.
I did a lot of traveling that fall for literacy programs all over the country and was lucky enough to return to Midland to dedicate the George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School, the first in the country to be named after him.
She was reading from George Eliot’s Middlemarch, and it looked as if the good-hearted Dorothea was going to fall for the pretentious and gloomy Mr. Casaubon.
The body will fall for the same line from the same slick-talking placebo over and over again.
"Smarter'n you, mister, if you think I'll fall for that guff."