fall\ into\ place

v. phr.
To suddenly make sense; find the natural or proper place for the missing pieces of a puzzle.

When the detectives realized that a second man was seen at the place of the murder, the pieces of the puzzle began to fall into place.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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