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English definition of “be/fall under sb's influence/spell”

be/fall under sb's influence/spell

to be affected by someone in a strong and often negative way: She fell under his spell when he was her tutor at university.Affecting and influencing
(Definition of be/fall under sb's influence/spell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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