CLIP SOMEONE’S WINGS – idiom

Updated on May 28, 2015 in English daily
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CLIP SOMEONE’S WINGS
To CLIP SOMEONE’S WINGS is to restrain that person or group, to limit someone’s freedom or power. And a THINK TANK is a group of experts.
Coconuts Jakarta: “The Indonesian military is taking on more roles in civilian life, a think tank warned Monday, almost two decades after the armed forces’ wings were clipped following the downfall of authoritarian ruler Suharto”

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