with kid gloves
phrasal with special consideration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • with kid gloves — adverb : with special consideration : in a tactful manner never threatened to abuse or discriminate against him, instead treated him with kid gloves Time * * * with kid gloves ▪ To treat carefully and gently ▪ To deal with very tactfully ● kid *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • with kid gloves — delicately, lightly, gently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • treat someone with kid gloves — treat (someone) with kid gloves to deal with someone very gently or carefully. While he treated writers with kid gloves, he was unpleasant to everyone else. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of kid gloves (= gloves made of very soft, smooth …   New idioms dictionary

  • treat with kid gloves — treat (someone) with kid gloves to deal with someone very gently or carefully. While he treated writers with kid gloves, he was unpleasant to everyone else. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of kid gloves (= gloves made of very soft, smooth …   New idioms dictionary

  • handle\ with\ kid\ gloves — • handle with (kid) gloves v. phr. informal 1. To treat very gently and carefully. An atomic bomb is handled with kid gloves. 2. To treat with great tact and diplomacy. Aunt Jane is so irritable that we have to treat her with kid gloves …   Словарь американских идиом

  • handle someone with kid gloves — handle/treat/someone with kid gloves phrase to treat someone in a very careful or gentle way, especially when this is not necessary I don’t expect to be treated with kid gloves, you know. Thesaurus: to treat someone with great care or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • treat someone with kid gloves — handle/treat/someone with kid gloves phrase to treat someone in a very careful or gentle way, especially when this is not necessary I don’t expect to be treated with kid gloves, you know. Thesaurus: to treat someone with great care or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • handle someone with kid gloves — handle (someone) with kid gloves See at: treat with kid gloves …   New idioms dictionary

  • handle with kid gloves — handle (someone) with kid gloves See at: treat with kid gloves …   New idioms dictionary

  • handle (someone) with kid gloves — handle/treat (someone) with kid gloves to be very polite or kind to someone who is important or easily upset because you do not want to make them angry or upset. Linda can be a very difficult woman you ve really got to handle her with kid gloves …   New idioms dictionary

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