wind (someone) around (one's) (little) finger

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wind (someone) around (one's) (little) finger

To gain complete control, dominance, or mastery over somebody; to make someone do whatever one wishes. The spoiled little brat has completely wound his parents around his little finger. Everyone accused her of winding the boss around her finger.
See also: around, finger, wind