eat\ out\ of\ one's\ hand

v. phr. informal
To trust someone fully; believe or obey someone without question.

The governor has the reporters eating out of his hand.

Helen is so pretty and popular that all the boys eat out of her hand.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • eat out of one's hand — {v. phr.}, {informal} To trust someone fully; believe or obey someone without question. * /The governor has the reporters eating out of his hand./ * /Helen is so pretty and popular that all the boys eat out of her hand./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eat out of one's hand — {v. phr.}, {informal} To trust someone fully; believe or obey someone without question. * /The governor has the reporters eating out of his hand./ * /Helen is so pretty and popular that all the boys eat out of her hand./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eat out of one's hand — phrasal to accept the domination of another …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eat out of one's hand — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. be tame, submit, acquiesce; see yield 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • eat out of one's hand — phrasal : to accept habitually and supinely the domination of another …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of one's hand — See: EAT OUT OF ONE S HAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of one's hand — See: EAT OUT OF ONE S HAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ one's\ hand — See: eat out of one s hand …   Словарь американских идиом

  • eating out of one's hand — Completely under one s control • • • Main Entry: ↑eat …   Useful english dictionary

  • To keep one's hand in — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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