have (one's) foot on (someone's) neck

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have (one's) foot on (someone's) neck

To be in a position of control or power over someone else; to have another person in a vulnerable position. It looks like you have your foot on his neck in this negotiation, so I'm confident that you'll get the outcome you want.
See also: foot, have, neck, on