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fall in (2)

Meaning: to form a line by standing side by side or one behind the other

For example:

  • fall in As the teacher started walking down the nature trail, her students fell in behind her.

  • fall in The soldiers jumped off the truck and their sergeant shouted "Fall in, men!", so they all lined up.

Quick Quiz:

As soon as our commander yelled "Fall in!", we all
  1. fell to the ground
  2. formed a straight line
  3. fell in the hole

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