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Definición de “wrap sb (up) in cotton wool” en inglés

wrap sb (up) in cotton wool

UK
to try to protect someone too carefully: You can't wrap (up) your children in cotton wool forever.
(Definition of wrap sb (up) in cotton wool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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