Definition of 'velvet glove'
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I was a steel fist in a velvet glove. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is an iron fist in a velvet glove. The Sun (2009)She was a real case of a steel fist in a velvet glove. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)He has done it with equal quantities of a hard fist and a velvet glove. The Sun (2010)You might need to be an iron fist in a velvet glove when it comes to dealing with family or friends. The Sun (2015)Although quietly spoken, his was an iron fist in a velvet glove. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is not so much the iron fist in a velvet glove as an iron fist, period. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A steel fist in a velvet glove? Times, Sunday Times (2014)A lot of fathers feel that they have to adopt the iron fist in the velvet glove where their sons are concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Zero tolerance in America involves both the velvet glove and iron fist - and it works. The Sun (2011)Torn between looking vulnerable and unstoppable, the Gunners this term have a steel fist inside the velvet glove. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Here, there is a little variation: sometimes he will wrap his fist in a velvet glove before delivering the blow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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