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have sb in the palm of your hand

(also have sb eating out of the palm of your hand)
to have complete control over someone and to be able to make them do anything you want: He had the audience in the palm of his hand.
(Definition of have sb in the palm of your hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have sb in the palm of your hand”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(某人)攥在手心里,完全控制(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(某人)抓在手心裡,完全控制(某人)…
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