• If you have someone in the palm of your hand, it means you have total control over that person.
  • A person will do anything for you who may/may not be aware that they are under control.
  • To have so much control over someone that they will do whatever you want them to do.

1. Sarah is a beautiful girl and she has her boyfriend in the palm of her hand.

 

2. The pianist gave an outstanding performance and had the audience in the palm of their hands.

 

3. My teacher had us in the palm of her hands.

 

4. The ballerina gave an outstanding performance tonight. She had the audience in the palm of her hand.

at your mercy, authority, authorisation, clout, command, dominance, domination, in your clutchesin your control,in your power, influence, leadership, management, prerogative, right, rule, strength, superiority, weight

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