wrapped around (one's) little finger

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wrapped around (one's) little finger

Completely charmed by another person. Usually used with a negative connotation, as if one is under the other person's spell. When I heard that my brother was going to do volunteer work with his new girlfriend, I knew that she had him wrapped around her little finger. When I overheard Ms. Smith giving Ben extra credit, I couldn't help but roll my eyes and think that he had her totally wrapped around his little finger.
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She's got him wrapped around her little finger - when she says, "Jump", his response is always, "How high?" Yet he doesn't give me the same consideration - if I need his help, he makes excuses.
Ali said: "She had me wrapped around her little finger. I think most fathers have that with their daughters, but you have to remember she's four years old and suddenly someone else is getting your attention."
In those first 10 minutes, we see the rise and fall of Molly's freestyle skiing career, before she had the underground poker world wrapped around her little finger in Las Vegas and New York.
I was singing to her, kissing her chubby little hands and feet and all the while being unwittingly wrapped around her little finger. So much so that when she ran away with her toothbrush I was too busy laughing to chase her.
Charlotte - born on May 2 - clearly has her besotted dad already wrapped around her little finger, with him proudly calling her last week "a little joy of heaven".
But Norma has Mom wrapped around her little finger.
Less than eight hours after all this stress and drama (parentally stimulated as it might have been) she was back to the same amazing little girl that can somehow bend the laws of physics in getting her 6'3" father completely wrapped around her little finger.
She adopts a wicked trill laugh when she's been up to mischief that is so cute we can't bring ourselves to tell her off - she's got us wrapped around her little finger. [bar] With the wedding fast approaching I refer to my spreadsheets at least three times a day.
My daughter is a real princess and has me wrapped around her little finger, and I'm not sure I can handle another princess
Except that rather than being the sneering bully of old, Joanna has reinvented herself as an earthbound angel and do-gooder, who has her in-laws wrapped around her little finger.
She had 'baby doll' Kemal wrapped around her little finger thinking she was a mole, as well as the rest of the house.
Dolores, who has her husband, Maximiliano, wrapped around her little finger, talks him into making sacrifices for the daughter they both adore.
"She's a little smasher and no doubt she will have me wrapped around her little finger.
"Emma always had Mark wrapped around her little finger and could do no wrong.
At those kind of prices it's just as well she has daddy wrapped around her little finger.