fall\ in\ with

v informal
1. To meet by accident.

Mary fell in with some of her friends downtown.

2. To agree to help with; support.

I fell in with Jack's plan to play a trick on his father.

3. To become associated with a group detrimental to the newcomer.

John fell in with a wild bunch; small wonder he flunked all of his courses.

Compare: play along

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