have (someone) twisted round (one's) (little) finger

have (someone) twisted round (one's) (little) finger

To have complete control, dominance, or mastery over somebody; to be able to make someone do whatever one wishes. The spoiled little brat has his parents completely twisted round his little finger. Everyone accused her of getting the promotion by having the boss twisted round her finger.
See also: finger, have, round, twist
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