fall victim to


: to be attacked, injured, or killed by (someone or something)
Police think she may have fallen victim to a serial killer.
: to be affected badly by (something)
She fell victim to the flu.
He fell victim to a scam.
schools falling victim to budget cuts

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“Fall victim to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20victim%20to. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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