wrap around one's little finger

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wrap around one's little finger (third-person singular simple present wraps around one's little finger, present participle wrapping around one's little finger, simple past and past participle wrapped around one's little finger)

  1. (transitive, figuratively) To successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.
    He has all of them wrapped around his little finger. They'd do anything for him.

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