putty in someone's hands

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Definition of putty in someone's hands

used of someone that another person is able to control very easily He does whatever his wife wants. He's putty in her hands.

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“Putty in someone's hands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putty%20in%20someone%27s%20hands. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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