under wing


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Related to under wing: in droves, pay a visit

*under someone's wing(s)

Fig. receiving someone's care and nurturing. (*Typically: get someone ~; have some-one ~; take someone ~.) John wasn't doing well in geometry until the teacher took him under her wing. I had a number of the new workers under my wing for a few weeks.
See also: wing

under (one's) wing

Under one's protection; in one's care.
See also: wing