be a slave of (something)(redirected from were a slave of)
be a slave of (something)
To be unduly influenced by or care too much about something; to spend too much or time or energy on something. Jeremy is a total slave of fashion. He can't leave the house without making sure every part of his outfit is perfect.
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be a slave to/of somethingbe a person whose life is completely controlled by something, for example a habit, a job, an interest, etc: She’s a slave to fashion; she’s always buying new clothes.
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