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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.
(Definition of be/fall under sb's influence/spell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be/fall under sb's influence/spell”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受(某人)影响/被(某人)迷住(常指不好的影响)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受(某人)影響/被(某人)迷住(常指不好的影響)…
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