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English definition of “wrap sb around/round your little finger”

wrap sb around/round your little finger

to persuade someone easily to do what you want them to do: She could wrap her father round her little finger.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of wrap sb around/round your little finger from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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