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Difference between Fall in for something and Fall in with something

fall in for somethingbe due for a share of smth., such as punishment, criticism, etc.:

  • Sally fell in for a lot of trouble when she bought a used car.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase fall for something—(coll.)

1. become very keen on or enthusiastic about smth.:

  • I have quite fallen for this year’s purple colors.

2. be tricked into accepting smth. as genuine or true:

  • Everyone seems to fall for his charming manner.

fall in with something

1. happen to meet smth.:

  • We shall fall in with plenty of boats if we coast it up to Palermo.

2. agree with smth.:

  • It simply would not be understood if we did not fall in with this reasonable suggestion.