Meaning of “be the creature of sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"be the creature of sb/sth" in British English

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be the creature of sb/sth

formal disapproving

to do everything that you are asked to do by a particular person or organization, without question:

He had become the creature of the secret police.

(Definition of “be the creature of sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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