Meaning of “under the heel of sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

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"under the heel of sth/sb" in British English

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under the heel of sth/sb

disapproving

completely controlled by something or someone:

This country would never submit to living under the heel of a foreign power.

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

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