clip someone's wings

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Definition of clip someone's wings

: to limit someone's ability to do or say things They clipped his wings by withholding funding for his projects.

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“Clip someone's wings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clip%20someone%27s%20wings. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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