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under a spell

Definition of under a spell in English:

Not fully in control of one’s thoughts and actions: the beauty of the land put me under a spell
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  • I felt like I was under a spell, and could no longer control my body.
  • I don't want to say under a spell, that seems trite.
  • On stage he comes alive and places the audience under a spell; outside of it, he works fiercely with a number of charities and human rights organisations.
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