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Idioms for apron strings
Origin of apron strings
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An office manager, he says, was wearing an apron with Santa on it.
These are longer than traditional ads, mini-stories, designed to pull at heart- as well as purse strings.How Monty The Penguin Won Christmas: Britain’s Epic, Emotional Commercials|Tim Teeman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paper flags of countries that have fought for freedom hang on strings from the ceiling like nationalist Christmas lights.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the host is in a festive mood, entering customers are given strings of Mardi Gras beads.The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina|Jane & Michael Stern|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last time the debt limit was raised, this past February, Boehner agreed in the end to do it with no strings attached.
Sarah was standing on the porch again wiping her hands on her apron, looking away toward the fields.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
You would laugh if you should see the strings of eggs hanging across this pony's back—yes, eggs.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The flues are subdivided into Diapasons, Flutes, and Strings, and we now proceed to consider each of these groups separately.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
Idioms and Phrases with apron strings
see tied to someone's apron strings.