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    Default Fall on/to

    "Liability for the organization and execution of the event falls on/to X."

    "To" sounds better to me, but I believe both prepositions are used. Is there a slight difference in meaning?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Fall on/to

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "Liability for the organization and execution of the event falls on/to X."

    "To" sounds better to me, but I believe both prepositions are used. Is there a slight difference in meaning?

    Thanks!
    IMO, "falls on" suggests something more onerous than does "falls to".

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