fall in with
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fall in with(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to associate with)
a. hacerse amigo de
After moving to Berlin, Ines fell in with a group of artists.Después de mudarse a Berlín, Inés se hizo amiga de un grupo de artistas.
b. andar con
Grise and Roberto hoped that their son wasn't falling in with the wrong crowd.Grise y Roberto esperaban que su hijo no anduviera con malas compañías.
c. juntarse con
Eric was very naive, and he ended up falling in with the worst kind of people.Éric era muy ingenuo y terminó juntándose con el peor tipo de personas.
2. (to accept)
a. estar conforme con
If you can't produce work that falls in with our company's standards, then you won't have a future here.Si no eres capaz de producir trabajo que esté conforme con los patrones de la empresa, no tendrás futuro aquí.
b. acceder a
Ramos was much more radical, but when he joined the party, he fell in with their more moderate policies.Ramos antes era mucho más radical, pero cuando se unió al partido, accedió a su política más moderada.
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fall in with
intransitive verb
1 (meet) [+person] encontrarse or juntarse con
2 (agree to) [+plan, proposal etc] aceptar; quedar de acuerdo con; [+opinion] adherirse a
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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