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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He was not scared." Paying tribute to her son, Ashley said: "He had a right character, he was cheeky, everyone was wrapped around his little finger. He was loving and an amazing little boy.
Callum's mum Aime said: "Callum was so cheeky, he had me wrapped around his little finger if he wanted something, "He was just so charming - there's so much to say about him.
And had my entire team wrapped around his little finger? My #FriendlyNieghbourhoodSpiderman."
His mam always used to say 'he's got you wrapped around his little finger' and she wasn't wrong."
He had my mom wrapped around his little finger, making him peanut butter fudge every week.
Peter Andre: My Life ITV2, 9.00pm Like it or not, Peter Andre has you, and the rest of the nation, wrapped around his little finger. Yup, this man is determined if nothing else - having proved he's a grafter and will do anything for his kids, there's a lot to be admired in him.
Walker has Doug wrapped around his little finger. The lad will do anything to keep Ste and Cheryl safe and so agrees to help the baddie - but what is Walker really up to?
What's particularly disturbing is the fact that he's now got her wrapped around his little finger, but no longer wants her - because she looks far too grown up for his tastes.
"Barboza had the FBI wrapped around his little finger," insists Salvati's attorney Victor Garo, who spent a quarter-century trying to clear his client.
Ann-Marie admitted Colin 'was a mummy's boy - he had me wrapped around his little finger.'.
But Seamus won't leave without a fight, especially now he's got Diane wrapped around his little finger.
He loved the nurses and he had them wrapped around his little finger.He spoke with his eyes and he made noises like Simba so that was his nickname," added Paul who also has a daughter Ella, 10.
You mention that he's quite sensitive but you should make sure he hasn't got you wrapped around his little finger. My kids want me to be in charge so that they know where they stand.
THERE'S something quietly spectacular about the way Dylan Moran can keep an audience wrapped around his little finger.
Friends say Crawford, who became a grandfather last year, has Allison wrapped around his little finger.