He sometimes attaches a short leash
to a stake if a dog keeps breaking before he is given a command.
Alerted to the danger of leaving somebody in power too long by the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Chinese Communist Party has kept its leaders on a short leash
since the early 1990s.
Kim Jong-un is a snarling pet kept on a short leash
by his handlers.
I dug a short leash
out of my bird vest and put it in my pocket.
Prediction: Sabathia will likely have a solid outing, while Morton will be on a short leash
Get it checked once every six months |Limit stress: keeping worry on a short leash
will benefit your mind.
Sorry, Birthrighters, this probably isn't for youI know you have a short leash
BARACK Obama and Donald Trump exchange greetings like two early morning dog-walkers hoping to keep their true feelings on a short leash
We have kept him on a short leash
, (giving him a contract of) one year," he revealed.
The novel is told from the points of view of the innocent but perceptive Grace and six of her neighbors, including the absent-minded Dorothy; Brian, kept on a short leash
by his overbearing mother; and John Creasy, the increasingly frantic husband of the missing woman.
Keeping a short leash
will help your dog close to you and focused on you.
Nevertheless, in trying to do the right thing, he too often breaks the rules, and so is on a short leash
at the job.
He was always kept on a short leash
, restrained by an iron chain and collar.
Less than two blocks east of the Roosevelt stop on Roosevelt Street is Short Leash
They should also remember that voters will keep them on a short leash
, watching how effectively they will govern.