(one's) life is in (someone's) hands

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(one's) life is in (someone's) hands

One's livelihood, well-being, or literal life is at the mercy and discretion of someone else. Please doctor, you're the only one who can repair the damage to our daughter's heart. Her life is in your hands! We've transferred all of our savings over to be put into the investment. My family's lives are in your hands, now.
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