Take-the-fall meaning

(idiomatic, informal, sports, especially boxing) To willingly lose a match, as in a fixed fight.
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(idiomatic, informal) To bear the blame or punishment for a failure or a misdeed.

It was good of him to take the fall for you like that, I just wonder if he will come out of this one unscathed.

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