Idiom: Keep on a short leash
If you keep someone on a short lease, you restrict them and control what they do.
(On a tight leash is also used.)
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- Short shrift
- The short straw
- A day late and a dollar short
- Short end of the stick
- Short horse soon curried
- Deep pockets but short arms
- The long and short
- Strain at the leash
- Off the leash
- Cut a long story short
- In the short run
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