For not dilly-dallying and not hanging to a woman's apron strings
He stood by her chair, leaning his elbows on her knees and twisting her apron strings
in his slender fingers, while he told her his story softly in Bohemian, and the tears brimmed over and hung on his long lashes.
Jessie and Jamie, who was never far from mamma's apron string
It's no use, Jo, he's got to learn that I'm able to take care of myself, and don't need anyone's apron string
to hold on by.
Diane consolidated her good start to the month in week two, pulling into the lead with another 19 points, only Peter Rogers hanging on to her apron strings
with 16 points, whilst the other three contenders dropped away in the leaders' dust.
MY HUSBAND and his mother can't seem to cut the apron strings
and it feels as if she wants to replace me.
Local government should be detached from the apron strings
of the state government.
Do you really want to stay tied to your mum's apron strings
your whole life?
On the matter of the country's relations with America, from all indications, President Duterte is bent on pursuing an independent policy detached from America's apron strings
Morony's inspiration for the Apron Strings
Trilogy was her strong relationship with her maid and caretaker, who taught her more about life and love than anyone has since.
It's a big yes because heading off to university is not only about studying, it is about untying yourself from your parents' apron strings
and starting to stand on your own two feet.
Being tied to the apron strings
of mam mawr across the border does us no good at all.