be a soft touch

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be a soft touch

To be easy to control or manipulate; to bend to the desires or demands of others. My poor dad was a real soft touch in his career, always jumping through hoops to do anything his boss told him to. Julia is a soft touch—I bet we can get her to shoplift for us.
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