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lead somebody by the nose

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlead somebody by the noselead somebody by the noseto influence someone so much that you can completely control everything that they do Politicians think they can easily lead people by the nose. lead
Examples from the Corpus
lead somebody by the noseHe let her lead him by the nose.
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