fall under

phrasal verb

fell under; fallen under; falling under; falls under
: to be influenced or affected by (something)
He fell under her influence.
fall under a spell
He has fallen under suspicion.

Examples of fall under in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While most of Nexstar’s stations will be covered under the new multi-year agreement, DirecTV said 27 stations controlled by Nexstar, but owned by another company, will not fall under the umbrella. Jon Passantino, CNN, 18 Sep. 2023 At the same time, experts say no one has ever brought a marketing and promotion case related to Title IX, which would be the umbrella that NIL falls under. Lia Assimakopoulos, Dallas News, 18 Sep. 2023 In an interview in the chief’s office and subsequent tour of the park in a golf cart, Santiago and Carr explained that the Department of Public Safety is part of the Office of Exposition Park Management, which falls under the California Natural Resources Agency. Matthew Ormseth, Los Angeles Times, 15 Sep. 2023 But TreVeyon Henderson will fall under no such shortage of touches. Andrew Gillis, cleveland, 9 Sep. 2023 Products that would fall under this category include those that are defined as life-saving in HR 3008. Gabrielle M. Etzel, Washington Examiner, 8 Sep. 2023 The final approval is likely to fall under the local jurisdiction, which in this case would be Yavapai County. Lacey Latch, The Arizona Republic, 8 Sep. 2023 The sectarian clashes in Muslim-majority Nuh were sparked by a religious march held by a right-wing Hindu organization that falls under the same Hindu-nationalist umbrella as Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP. Mujib Mashal, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2023 Outdoor gatherings in New York City may fall under the watchful eye of police drones this Labor Day weekend. Charisma Madarang, Rolling Stone, 1 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Fall under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20under. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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