under one's wing
phrasal under one's protection ; in one's care <
took her under his wing
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • under\ one's\ wing — • under one s wing • take under one s wing adv. phr. Under the care or protection of. Helen took the new puppy under her wing. The boys stopped teasing the new student when Bill took him under his wing. Compare: in tow …   Словарь американских идиом

  • under one's wing — ► under one s wing in or into one s protective care. Main Entry: ↑wing …   English terms dictionary

  • under one's wing — idi under one s wing, under one s protection, care, or patronage …   From formal English to slang

  • under one's wing — phrasal : under one s protection : in one s charge or care * * * in or into one s protective care …   Useful english dictionary

  • under one's wing — in or into one s protective care. → wing …   English new terms dictionary

  • under one's wing — under the care or protection of He took the new employee under his wing to help him in the new job …   Idioms and examples

  • under one's wing — {adv. phr.} Under the care or protection of. * /Helen took the new puppy under her wing./ * /The boys stopped teasing the new student when Bill took him under his wing./ Compare: IN TOW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's wing — {adv. phr.} Under the care or protection of. * /Helen took the new puppy under her wing./ * /The boys stopped teasing the new student when Bill took him under his wing./ Compare: IN TOW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's wing — adjective Under ones protection, sponsorship, or tutelage. He took the promising student under his wing …   Wiktionary

  • take\ under\ one's\ wing — • under one s wing • take under one s wing adv. phr. Under the care or protection of. Helen took the new puppy under her wing. The boys stopped teasing the new student when Bill took him under his wing. Compare: in tow …   Словарь американских идиом

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