under the tutelage of (someone)

idiom

formal
used to say who a person is taught something by
He studied music under the tutelage of his father.

Dictionary Entries Near under the tutelage of (someone)

under-the-table

under the tutelage of (someone)

underthings

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“Under the tutelage of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20tutelage%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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