fall heir to

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With so many people going abroad, you could just fall heir to a good week on a good beat if you are in the right place at the right time.
Add to this the unusual factor that the lucky purchaser will also fall heir to a collection of caves (which were inhabited as recently as 1928
On Alan's death many expected that his beloved National Trust for Scotland - of which he was a vice-president - would fall heir to the Roger estate and the house contents.