be under someone's thumb

estar bajo la férula de alguien

Иллюстрированный сборник идиом. - М.: "Росмэн". . 1997.

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  • under someone's thumb — under someone’s thumb phrase completely controlled by someone else He’s really got you under his thumb, hasn’t he? Thesaurus: limited and limitingsynonym Main entry: thumb * * * completely under someone s influence or control * * * under someone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • under someone's thumb — ► under someone s thumb completely under someone s influence or control. Main Entry: ↑thumb …   English terms dictionary

  • under someone's thumb — • under one s thumb • under the thumb obedient to someone, controlled by someone He is only an assistant salesman but he has his boss under his thumb. Digest 22/2002 under someone s control Don t ask Margie to make a change in our work schedule.… …   Idioms and examples

  • under someone's thumb — under (someone s/something s) thumb completely controlled by someone or something. That girl is totally under her mother s thumb …   New idioms dictionary

  • under someone’s thumb — mod. under someone’s control. □ You can’t keep your kids under your thumb all their lives. □ I don’t want all this under my thumb. I have to delegate a lot of it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • under someone's thumb — completely under someone s influence or control. → thumb …   English new terms dictionary

  • under\ someone's\ thumb — • under (some)one s thumb • under the thumb adj or adv. phr. Obedient to you; controlled by you; under your power. The Jones family is under the thumb of the mother. Jack is a bully. He keeps all the younger children under his thumb. The mayor is …   Словарь американских идиом

  • under someone's thumb — completely controlled by someone else He s really got you under his thumb, hasn t he? …   English dictionary

  • be under someone's thumb — be under (someone s) thumb if you are under someone s thumb, they control you completely. The committee is firmly under his thumb and will agree to whatever he asks …   New idioms dictionary

  • under one's thumb — • under one s thumb • under the thumb obedient to someone, controlled by someone He is only an assistant salesman but he has his boss under his thumb. Digest 22/2002 under someone s control Don t ask Margie to make a change in our work schedule.… …   Idioms and examples

  • under something's thumb — under (someone s/something s) thumb completely controlled by someone or something. That girl is totally under her mother s thumb …   New idioms dictionary

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