fall for someone
- to be attracted romantically to a person
- to fall in love with someone
- be attracted to someone and start to love them
- feel love for someone
- I think Charlie has fallen for Jenny. He is always trying to find reasons to be with her.
- She and her husband had fallen for each other the first time they had met – at a singing competition in their neighbourhood.
- I don’t like it that she has fallen for that man. He has a reputation of being a womanizer and would never think twice about cheating on a partner.
- I think Sally would only fall for a man who is as passionate about music as she is – anyone less would not do.
- They met at a friend’s wedding party and fell for each other almost immediately.
- I know he has fallen for that girl, but I don’t think she would be much interested in him – she likes men with intellect and he is not up to the mark.
- It all happened in a hurry – they met, fell for each other and got married all in a month’s time.
- After coming out of a bad relationship, he’s now fallen for another woman; I hope this one goes better.
The origin of the phrase is not known.
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