Comply completely with someone’s demands: she had to stay on her best behaviour and dance to his tune
More example sentences
- I denied vigorously that we were dancing to their tune - I protested that I was acting only in the long-term interests of the BBC.
- He has the world's only superpower dancing to his tune.
- He not only held the finalists in a trance, but also the audience that comprised students and teachers dancing to his tune.
Definition of dance to someone's tune in:
- The US English dictionary