wait on someone hand and foot

wait on someone hand and foot

If you wait on someone hand and foot, you do everything for them. Many men expect to be waited on hand and foot because they've been spoiled rotten by their mothers. I like to lie on a beach for a week and be waited on hand and foot. Note: This expression is used to suggest that it is unreasonable for someone to be looked after in this way.
See also: and, foot, hand, on, wait

wait on someone hand and foot

attend to all of someone's needs or requests, especially when this is regarded as unreasonable.
1955 L. P. Hartley A Perfect Woman He has everything he wants and servants who wait on him hand and foot.
See also: and, foot, hand, on, wait