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Meaning of "to have sb by the short and curlies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO HAVE SB BY THE SHORT AND CURLIES

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WHAT DOES TO HAVE SB BY THE SHORT AND CURLIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to have sb by the short and curlies in the English dictionary

The definition of to have sb by the short and curlies in the dictionary is to have sb completely in your power.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO HAVE SB BY THE SHORT AND CURLIES

to go to great lengths to do sth
to go walkies
to hand
to handle sb with kid gloves
to hate sb´s guts
to have a roving eye
to have feelings for sb
to have had a good war
to have mixed feelings about sth
to have no hesitation in doing sth
to have sb´s guts for garters
to have taken leave of your senses
to heel
to hit the bookstands
to horse!
to keep sb posted
to know the ropes
to know which side one´s bread is buttered
to lead sb up the garden path
to learn the ropes

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO HAVE SB BY THE SHORT AND CURLIES

applies
as the crow flies
easterlies
families
ferlies
have someone by the short and curlies
hurly-burlies
northeasterlies
northerlies
northwesterlies
orderlies
pearlies
quarterlies
replies
short and curlies
southeasterlies
southwesterlies
supplies
Westerlies
yearlies

Synonyms and antonyms of to have sb by the short and curlies in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to have sb by the short and curlies» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of to have sb by the short and curlies to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to have sb by the short and curlies from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to have sb by the short and curlies» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有某人的短期和花括号
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

haber sb por el corto y curlies
570 millions of speakers

English

to have sb by the short and curlies
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कम और curlies द्वारा एस.बी. किया है
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قد بينالي الشارقة بواسطة القصير و curlies
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

, что СО покоротким и фигурной скобкой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ter sb pelo curto e curlies
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছোট এবং curlies দ্বারা sb আছে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avoir qn par le court et accolades
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk mempunyai sb oleh pendek dan keriting
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

durch die kurz-und Curlies jdm
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

短く、カーリーによってSB持っている
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

짧은 중괄호 에 의해 SB 것으로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo duwe sb dening cendhak lan lurus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đã sb do ngắn và curlies
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறுகிய மற்றும் curlies மூலம் எஸ்.பி. வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शॉर्ट एंड क्युरीज द्वारे एसबी असणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sb´ye kısa ve kıvırcıklarla sahip olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di aver sb dalla breve e ricci
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sb się przezkrótki i nawiasach traktowany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

, що СО по коротким і фігурної дужкою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a fi sb de scurt și ondulat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να έχουν SB από την μικρή και curlies
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aan SB het deur die kort-en curlies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ha SB av kort och curlies
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å ha SB av kort og curlies
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO HAVE SB BY THE SHORT AND CURLIES»

The term «to have sb by the short and curlies» is used very little and occupies the 157.305 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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« EDUCALINGO. To have sb by the short and curlies [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/to-have-sb-by-the-short-and-curlies>. Jun 2021 ».
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