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Fall in place

Also, fall into place. Fit well; also, become organized. For example, With the last witness’s testimony, the entire sequence of events fell in place, or When the architect’s plans were complete, the construction schedule fell into place. This idiom uses place in the sense of “proper position,” a usage dating from the mid-1500s.


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