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.
See also: around, finger, little, wrap
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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.
She's a little smasher and no doubt she will have me wrapped around her little finger.
I was singing to her, kissing her chubby little hands and feet and all the while being unwittingly wrapped around her little finger.
Of course she favours her dad - it sounds as if she's got him wrapped around her little finger.
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.
Emma always had Mark wrapped around her little finger and could do no wrong.
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 had me wrapped around her little finger,'' Carney said.
At those kind of prices it's just as well she has daddy wrapped around her little finger.