hold somebody's hand
hold somebody’s ˈhandgive somebody help, comfort, support, etc. in a difficult situation: Industry cannot expect the government to hold its hand every time it has problems. ♢ This is Jane’s first day in the office, so I’ve asked Mary to hold her hand a bit.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
- add fuel to the fire/flames, to
- be another matter
- be another thing
- be another/a different matter
- (Someone or something) called, they want their (something) back!
- a bad apple spoils the (whole) barrel
- a rotten apple spoils the (whole) barrel
- a rotten apple spoils the (whole) bunch
- one rotten apple spoils the (whole) bushel
- rotten apple spoils the barrel