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Definition of putty in (one's) hands

putty in (one's) hands

noun - uncountable

  • someone easy to manipulate.
                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                           

                        

    Citation from "Reconstructing Alice", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 02 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'hand':

Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
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Definitions include: get caught doing something one shouldn't
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Definitions include: to fist fight someone.
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Definitions include: closely, as in a close friendship or a close working relationship.
Definitions include: to give a person credit for an achievement.
Definitions include: See handjob.
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Definitions include: in great amounts.
Definitions include: used when comparing things and something is the clear-cut winner.

Other terms relating to 'in':

Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: involving everyone or everything.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: no chance.
Definitions include: something easy.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: included.
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Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: never.

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