fall for (1)
Meaning: If you fall for something like a trick or a scam, you believe it's real or genuine even though it's not.Synonym: be fooled by, be tricked by
- fall for sth Don't fall for email scams which promise to make you a lot of money.
- fall for sth Lots of people fell for our April Fool's joke when we claimed that the UN was going to ban all languages except for English.
fall for (1): trick, scam, confidence trick, con, joke
If you fall for a scam that promises you millions of dollars if you help someone move money out of another country through your bank account, you will