eat out of hand
eat out of (one's) hand
To have great influence over someone. Is your freshman eating out of your hand yet? We need more people we can boss around in order to pull off this prank.
eat out of someone's hand
Fig. to do exactly as someone says; to grovel to someone. I've got her eating out of my hand. She'll do anything I ask. He will be eating out of your hand before you are finished with him.
eat out of (someone's) hand
To be manipulated or dominated by another.