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English definition of “have sb in the palm of your hand”

have sb in the palm of your hand

(also have sb eating out of the palm of your hand)
to have complete control over someone and to be able to make them do anything you want : He had the audience in the palm of his hand .Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of have sb in the palm of your hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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