English version

jump/go through hoops

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjump/go through hoopsjump/go through hoopsIMPRESSif someone makes you jump through hoops, they make you do lots of difficult or boring things before you are allowed to do what you want to do hoop
Examples from the Corpus
jump/go through hoopsHe had me roll my body across the yard, he had me hop, he had me jump through hoops.We had to jump through a lot of hoops in order to get the play on stage.
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