clip his wings






clip his wings

prevent someone from acting freely.

Clip someone's wings comes from the phrase clip a bird's wings which means trim the feathers of a bird so that it cannot fly.



at a clip

at a time

all at once - US informal

2000 - Anthony Bourdain - Kitchen Confidential - I peeled 75 pounds of shrimp at a clip.




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