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    Fall for drugs.

    "I would like you to imagine that there is a person who used to be a junkie. He went to a rehabilitation centre and stayed there until he became an unaddict but he thinks that he might start taking drugs again if he gets a chance.

    Can we say "He can fall for it again" Or "He can relapse?"

    There is a drug seller who wants him to start taking drugs again so that he can earn money from him and pursuades him to start taking it again.

    Can we say "He (Person who was an addict) can fall for the prey?"

    Please check.

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    Re: Fall for drugs.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    ​(No quotation marks required here.) I would like you to imagine that there is a person who used to be a junkie. He went to a rehabilitation centre and stayed there until he became an unaddict got clean but he thinks that he might start taking drugs again if he gets a chance.

    Can we say "He can fall for it again" (No, we can't) or "He can might relapse?" (With my correction, yes, we can.)

    There is a drug seller dealer who wants him to start taking drugs again so that he can earn money from him and persuades him to start taking it again.

    Can we say "He (the person who was an addict) can fall for the prey?" No, that doesn't make sense.

    Please check.
    See my corrections and comments above.

    You could say "He might fall prey to a drug dealer".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Fall for drugs.

    I would perhaps say:

    He gave in to his desire for the drugs he craved.

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    #4

    Re: Fall for drugs.

    It sounds like he's still an addict. Former addicts (to drugs, smoking, alcohol, chocolate, coffee, etc.) don't lose their addiction merely by abstaining. They lose their addiction when they lose their craving and their abnormal substance seeking behaviour.

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    Re: Fall for drugs.

    "He might fall prey to drug addiction." Is it correct?

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    Re: Fall for drugs.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "He might fall prey to drug addiction." Is it correct?
    It would be a strange thing to say about a known addict who's just been released from rehab.

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    Re: Fall for drugs.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It would be a strange thing to say about a known addict who's just been released from rehab.
    Okay, so it should be used for the people who are not addict.

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    #8

    Re: Fall for drugs.

    The sentence is OK.

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