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be sb's poodle

UK humorous disapproving
to be too willing to support or be controlled by someone in authority: They accused the Labour party of being the unions' poodle.
(Definition of be sb's poodle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be sb's poodle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 作(某人)的追随者, 作(某人)的走狗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作(某人)的追隨者, 作(某人)的走狗…
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