Definition of dating someone
Because, Taylor, you’ve been linked to all of those dudes since 2010. I’m not her biggest fan, but I’m not trying to slut-shame her here.Hold on a sec: please don’t jump down my throat because you think I’m making fun of Taylor for the amount of guys she’s dated – I’m not. There’s nothing wrong with a girl who dates around.
The expression was later extended to include other controversial philosophies and laws that were subject to numerous explications.
Although both expressions date from the 19th century, to pull wires apparently predated to pull strings.
The latter, however, is more commonly used today.twist [someone] around one’s little finger To have complete control over, to have limitless influence upon, to have at one’s beck and call; also wind or turn or have [someone] around one’s little finger.
Dating from the turn of the 19th century, this expression evokes an image of one person being held in the pocket of another, much larger person, and thus conveys feelings of manipulation, insignificance, and of wax A malleable or accommodating nature; a flexible or yielding attitude.
This expression is clearly derived from the pliability of a waxen nose.