take under your wing

take under your wing
   If you offer guidance and protection to someone younger or less experienced, you take them under your wing.
   

I owe a lot to Tom who took me under his wing when I first arrived.


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  • take under your wing — take (someone) under your wing : to help, teach, or take care of (someone who is younger or has less experience than you) He took the rookie pitcher under his wing. She took me under her wing and showed me how things were done. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take someone under your wing — take (someone) under your wing : to help, teach, or take care of (someone who is younger or has less experience than you) He took the rookie pitcher under his wing. She took me under her wing and showed me how things were done. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take someone under your wing — If you take someone under your wing, you look after them while they are learning something.   …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take (someone) under (your) wing — to help and protect someone, especially someone who is younger than you or has less experience than you. One of the older children will usually take a new girl or boy under their wing for the first few weeks …   New idioms dictionary

  • under your wing — under (your) wing helped and protected by you. One of the children in the class will usually take a new girl or boy under their wing for the first few weeks. Usage notes: also used in the forms under someone s wing or under the wing of someone:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take somebody under your wing — take sb under your ˈwing idiom to take care of and help sb who has less experience of sth than you Main entry: ↑wingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take under yourwing —    If you offer guidance and protection to someone younger or less experienced, you take them under your wing.     I owe a lot to Tom who took me under his wing when I first arrived …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • under someone's wing — Under someone s protection • • • Main Entry: ↑wing * * * under someone’s wing phrase being looked after by someone who is older or more experienced take someone under your wing: Jose took Alison under his wing during her first weeks. Thesaurus: s …   Useful english dictionary

  • under wing — under (your) wing helped and protected by you. One of the children in the class will usually take a new girl or boy under their wing for the first few weeks. Usage notes: also used in the forms under someone s wing or under the wing of someone:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wing — wing1 W2S2 [wıŋ] n ↑antenna, ↑wing ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(bird/insect)¦ 2¦(plane)¦ 3¦(building)¦ 4¦(politics)¦ 5¦(sport)¦ 6¦(car)¦ 7 take somebody under your wing 8 (waiting/lurking) in the wings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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