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English definition of “in sb's pocket”

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in sb's pocket

disapproving
in a situation where someone has power or control over you: The head teacher has the school governors completely in her pocket/The school governors are completely in the head teacher's pocket.
Translations of “in sb's pocket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被(某人)控制,服從於(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被(某人)控制,服从于(某人)…
(Definition of in sb's pocket from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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