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be the creature of sb/sth

formal disapproving to do everything that you are ​asked to do by a ​particularperson or ​organization, without ​question: He had ​become the creature of the ​secretpolice.
(Definition of be the creature of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be the creature of sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 是…的傀儡, 成为…的奴才…
in Chinese (Traditional) 是…的傀儡, 成為…的奴才…
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