kid gloves

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Related to treated with kid gloves: handle with kid gloves, gloves are off, fit like a glove
Translations

kid gloves

plGlacéhandschuhe pl; to handle or treat somebody with kid gloves (fig)jdn mit Samthandschuhen or Glacéhandschuhen anfassen

kid gloves

npl to treat sb with kid glovestrattare qn coi guanti
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Trubisky, however, is not a delicate orchid or a temperamental star who needs to be treated with kid gloves.
As a result of its continued use, the trophy is in bad need of repair and, as there is no one alive today with the craftsmanship skills to fix or replicate it, I think it is time for it to be put into safekeeping and treated with kid gloves.
We get young men who have bullied their parents, bullied their school teachers, bullied the probation officers and been treated with kid gloves," he said.
The Duterte administration will give much more credence to its antidrug campaign if politicians and media or show biz personalities linked to the illicit drug trade are not treated with kid gloves.
Once again the Sunset staff have found that oil and gas companies are being treated with kid gloves by the Railroad Commission," Luke Metzger, director of Environment Texas, said in a statement.
There's plenty of tough love out there for smokers and substance abusers, but those who abuse their God-given health with food are treated with kid gloves and they often feel they are deserving of our sympathy.
But let me put it bluntly: any country that thinks it can export criminal elements to the UAE and imagine that they will be treated with kid gloves should think twice.
If not, he can choose another route to the top going directly via the WBA minor titles but whatever the powers that be decide this young talent has massive potential and deserves to be treated with kid gloves.
Acting on the complaints, the university constituted a three- member inquiry committee last month but teachers are now insisting that the two deans are being treated with kid gloves.
The Serb is being treated with kid gloves by Sir Alex Ferguson and that's the correct approach after a couple of serious knee injuries last year but until he's playing once or twice a week again United's defence could continue to suffer.
Why is Watson being treated with kid gloves while others are not getting the same treatment?
Burns, who has been treated with kid gloves at Windsor Park this season, took his goal tally for the campaign into double figures with a stunning display against admittedly poor opposition.