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Meaning of “lead sb by the nose” in the English Dictionary

"lead sb by the nose" in British English

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lead sb by the nose

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