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Meaning of “under sb's thumb” in the English Dictionary

"under sb's thumb" in British English

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under sb's thumb

under someone's ​control: He's got the ​committeefirmly under his thumb - they ​agree to whatever he ​asks.
(Definition of under sb's thumb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “under sb's thumb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人的)支配下…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人的)支配下…
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