These are idioms, proverbs, and sayings. They are things that people say that may not be easily translated. They have more meaning than just the words. And they are things people say a lot. There are sayings and proverbs in every language. These are American. There are new ones added daily – so check in often.
If you have someone in the palm of your hand, you control them and can get them to do exactly what you want.>>