take (someone) under one's wing

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Definition of take (someone) under one's wing

: to help, teach, or take care of (someone who is younger or has less experience) He took the rookie pitcher under his wing.

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“Take (someone) under one's wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28someone%29%20under%20one%27s%20wing. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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