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lead sb by the nose

informal
to control someone and make them do exactly what you want
Translations of “lead sb by the nose”
in Chinese (Traditional) 牽著(某人)的鼻子走,完全控制(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牵着(某人)的鼻子走,完全控制(某人)…
(Definition of lead sb by the nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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