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Related to falls into place: put on airs, get off the ground, at first, give it a shot, cut some slack
fall into place
1. To suddenly make sense. Once he explained the instructions to me more thoroughly, everything fell into place, and I was able to complete the project.
2. To produce an ideal or desired outcome. There were a lot of missteps along the way, but all of our plans have finally fallen into place.
fall into place
1. If you have been trying to understand something, and then everything falls into place, you suddenly understand it. Bits of the puzzle fell into place. He knew now who had written the letter. Note: Verbs such as click and fit can be used instead of fall. Suddenly, everything clicked into place. I could see now how to get the shot I wanted.
2. If things fall into place, events happen to produce the situation you want. As soon as I started playing in midfield everything started falling into place. All my confidence came flooding back and I ended up winning a place with England. Note: Verbs such as click and fit can be used instead of fall. We had a great time in the last couple of months when, all of a sudden, things clicked into place.
fall into place(of a series of events or one event in a series) begin to make sense or cohere.
fall, drop, etc. into ˈplace
1 because of a new piece of information, the relationship between several events, facts, etc. suddenly becomes clear: When I found out that he was Lucy’s uncle, everything fell into place. ♢ When we got the final result of our experiment, everything slotted into place.
2 (of a complex situation) finally reach a satisfactory conclusion: Last year everything was so difficult; then John changed his job, I started work, the children moved school and everything finally fell into place.
See also: place