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cast a spell on/over somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcast a spell on/over somebodycast a spell on/over somebodya) ATTRACTto attract someone very strongly and to keep their attention completely Hong Kong casts a spell over the visitor almost as soon as the aircraft touches down. b) MAGICto use magic words or acts to change someone or something She’s a witch, and she’ll cast a spell on you if she catches you. cast
Examples from the Corpus
cast a spell on/over somebodyMeriwether cast a spell over the young traders who worked for him.They said she cast spells on them.
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