Definition of fall into place in English:

fall into place


  • (of a series of events or facts) begin to make sense.

    ‘once he knew what to look for, the theory fell quickly into place’
    • ‘We get the feeling that despite all of the supernatural events falling into place, despite Beatrice's story being convincing, at some level he did not believe what was going on.’
    • ‘Still, her true calling was realism, and about eight years ago, things really began falling into place for her.’
    • ‘We look forward to watching the way the development progresses from here as the pieces in this massive and complex jigsaw begin to fall into place.’
    • ‘Once all of the details start falling into place everything will make sense; I promise.’
    • ‘There are several straws in the wind and the jigsaw pieces have begun to fall into place for a sustained increase in the gold price.’
    • ‘There is a real sense of satisfaction as the pieces of the mystery start to fall into place and make sense.’
    • ‘In recent days, those missing pieces have finally begun to fall into place.’
    • ‘Sometimes, when things are falling around me, I don't have the patience to sense they might be falling into place.’
    • ‘Bit by bit, in the perceptions of ordinary folk, the pieces of this jigsaw are beginning to fall into place.’
    • ‘We have found that once a child has cracked mental arithmetic everything else begins to fall into place.’
    • ‘Plans are falling into place and it promises to be one of the biggest events ever.’
    • ‘The programme of events is falling into place.’
    • ‘Greg remained stressed throughout most of it, but as things started to fall into place, he began to calm down.’
    • ‘A missing piece of Japan's recent economic recovery is beginning to fall into place.’
    • ‘There is too much of the unexpected in a first hearing; after a second hearing things begin to fall into place.’
    • ‘I was also comforted to know that in Christ I had ‘new’ life, and things began to fall into place.’
    • ‘My disease wasn't progressing much, and my work all fell into place, and I began to get somewhere.’
    • ‘Finally everything falls into place and emerges with a precision so remarkable that it cannot be chance.’
    • ‘Things begin to fall into place, and your life becomes a glide instead of a struggle.’
    • ‘All you need to do is stay focused and follow your sixth sense, and everything will fall into place.’
    become clear, come home to one, make sense, dawn, register, get through, sink in
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