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handle/treat sb with kid gloves

to be very polite or kind to someone because you do not want to make them angry or upset
Translations of “handle/treat sb with kid gloves”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極有禮貌地對待(某人), 小心應付(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极有礼貌地对待(某人), 小心应付(某人)…
(Definition of handle/treat sb with kid gloves from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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