Be easily manipulated or dominated by someone: he was putty in her hands from the beginning
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- One whiff of her ‘Midnight in Sorrento’ perfume and they were like putty in her hands.
- No one could call it a fast-moving film, but I was putty in its hands.
- But even formidable Marjory is putty in Rosemary 's hands.
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