have (someone) wound around (one's) (little) finger

have (someone) wound around (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 wound around his little finger. Everyone accused her of getting the promotion by having the boss wound around her finger.
See also: around, finger, have, wound
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