вить верёвки

Russian idioms

phrase

Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[veet' vee-RYOF-kee]

Translation / meaning:

(lit.: to twist ropes)

to control someone, to make him/her do everything you say

Examples:

  • Он в неё влюблён по уши, а она из него веревки вьёт.
    He is head over heels in love with her, and she is using him as she wants.
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