Deal with someone or something very carefully or tactfully: the secretary treated her with kid gloves
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- A policeman stuck his head into the window and gave us a giant grin, setting the tone for what was to become a surreal detention where we were handled with kid gloves - although threat was never far from the surface.
- All this to say, that if you know how to roll a good cigar, the government treats you with kid gloves and rubber bullets.
- Despite periodic nastiness from both sides, it is also surprisingly sedate, given the immensity of the issues at stake, thanks partly to a domestic media which treats both candidates with kid gloves.