have someone eating out of one's hand

have someone eating out of one's hand
have someone completely under one's control

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  • have someone in the palm of one's hand — HAVE CONTROL OVER, have influence over, have someone eating out of one s hand, have someone on a string; N. Amer. have someone in one s hip pocket. → palm * * * have (or hold) someone in the palm of one s hand have someone under one s control or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have someone in the palm of one's hand — can t you see that Dorrey has you in the palm of her hand? Syn: have control over, have influence over, have someone eating out of one s hand, have someone on a string, have someone in one s hip pocket, have someone wrapped around one s finger …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hand — I [[t]hæ̱nd[/t]] NOUN USES AND PHRASES ♦ hands (Please look at category 56 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT Your hands are the parts of your body at the end of your arms. Each hand has four …   English dictionary

  • hand — /hænd / (say hand) noun 1. (in humans) the terminal, prehensile part of the arm, consisting of the palm and five digits. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3. the terminal part of any limb when prehensile …  

  • hand — hand1 [ hænd ] noun *** ▸ 1 body part at end of arm ▸ 2 help ▸ 3 clapping ▸ 4 part of clock ▸ 5 set of cards you hold ▸ 6 advantages in situation ▸ 7 someone working on farm/ship ▸ 8 handwriting ▸ 9 unit of height of horses ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hand — handlike, adj. /hand/, n. 1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3 …   Universalium

  • have — I [[t]həv, STRONG hæv[/t]] AUXILIARY VERB USES ♦ has, having, had (In spoken English, forms of have are often shortened, for example I have is shortened to I ve and has not is shortened to hasn t.) 1) AUX You use the forms have and has with a… …   English dictionary

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