fall into the hands (of someone)

fall into the hands (of someone)
(to be caught, found, captured etc by someone: He fell into the hands of bandits; The documents fell into the wrong hands (= were found, captured etc by someone who was not supposed to see them).) falde i hænderne på
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(to be caught, found, captured etc by someone: He fell into the hands of bandits; The documents fell into the wrong hands (= were found, captured etc by someone who was not supposed to see them).) falde i hænderne på

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