Synonyms of fall on in English:

fall on


See definition of fall on

phrase

1‘the army fell on the besiegers’

SYNONYMS

attack, assail, assault, make an assault on, fly at, let fly at, launch oneself at, set about, set upon, pounce upon, ambush, surprise, accost, rush, storm, charge

informal jump, lay into, lace into, tear into, sail into, pitch into, get stuck into, let someone have it, beat someone up

British informal have a go at

North American informal light into

2‘the cost should not fall on the students’

SYNONYMS

be borne by, be carried by, be the responsibility of, be paid by