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fall in with someone or something

to become involved with someone or a group. I'm afraid that he fell in with the wrong kind of friends. John fell in with Max, who had served time in prison.
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fall in with something

to concur with something; to harmonize with something. We had to fall in with her wishes. The statement falls in exactly with my view.
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fall in with

1. Agree with, be in harmony with, as in We happily fell in with his plans. [First half of 1600s]
2. Associate with, become acquainted with (especially by chance), as in On the cruise we fell in with a couple from Boston. [Late 1500s]
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fall in with

1. To agree with or be in harmony with: Their views fall in with ours.
2. To associate or begin to associate with: fell in with the wrong crowd.
See also: fall