under someone's spell

under (one's) spell

Influenced or controlled by one because they are considered fascinating, enchanting, or seductive. Our son never acted out like this before he fell under that new student's spell. Ever since I fell under Susan's spell, our relationship has progressed much more quickly than I would normally be comfortable with.
See also: spell
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under someone's spell

Fascinated or influenced by someone, as in I think he has our daughter under his spell. This idiom derives from the literal meaning of spell, "a word or formula that has magical power." [Mid-1800s]
See also: spell
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

under someone's spell

so devoted to someone that they seem to have magic power over you.
See also: spell
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