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    #1

    to wind (twist) someone round one’s little finger

    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me whether I am right about my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    ..Mart, bit honestly, any smart woman can twist you around her finger. (S. Lewis, “Arrowsmith”)

    to wind (twist) someone round one’s little finger = to make someone do what one want

    Thanks for your efforts.

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    #2

    Re: to wind (twist) someone round one’s little finger

    Yes

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    Re: to wind (twist) someone round one’s little finger

    To easily manipulate someone.

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