Idiom: Tied to your mother's apron strings
Meaning: Describes a child (often a boy) who is so used to his mother's care that he (or she) cannot do anything on his (or her) own.Country: International English | Subject Area: Men & women | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Apron strings
- My hands are tied
- Pull strings
- Fit to be tied
- No strings attached
- Face only a mother could love
- Failure is the mother of success
- Mother wit
- Necessity is the mother of invention
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