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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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Bài trước: Đại hội Công đoàn GTVT Việt Nam lần thứ X, nhiệm kỳ 2018-2023

"On a short leash" nghĩa là gì?

thailand, nov 2017.

'Keep someone on a short leash' có từ leash là dây xích chó -> cụm từ này nghĩa là kiểm soát ai chặt chẽ, gắt gao (To maintain strict or tight control over someone; to not allow someone very much independence or autonomy).

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Many outside observers are confident Russian authorities will keep their fans on a short leash.

While these violations are not against MLB or MiLB policy, Rizzo and other Nationals executives warned Romero repeatedly that he was on a short leash and that it was integral for him to be a model citizen.

Dutch records tell us that merchants kept weavers “on a short leash,” paying them by the day so that they could not get ahead and run off, presumably with the goods. Some merchants hired agents to keep an eye on the weavers and check their progress.

Russia's football hooligans were organised by the Kremlin and kept on a leash because they made a very comfortable militia. "With their help any demonstrations could be dispersed and used in places which would have otherwise been politically tough to use the police.

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