bring under

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bring (someone or something) under (someone or something)

To place someone or something under the management or supervision of another person, group, or thing. Your promotion also brings you under a new supervisor. I think it makes more sense to bring this department under Finance.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bring someone or something under someone or something

to assign someone or something to someone or something; to put someone or something under the management of someone or something. I had David brought under me, so I could keep an eye on his day-to-day work. David was brought under my jurisdiction.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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