wrap around one's little finger
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wrap around one's little finger (third-person singular simple present wraps around one's little finger, present participle wrapping around one's little finger, simple past and past participle wrapped around one's little finger)
- (transitive, idiomatic) To successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.
- He has all of them wrapped around his little finger. They'd do anything for him.
- Usually in past participle form.
to successfully control or influence