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(A) cat’s paw

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The meaning of the phrase ‘(A) cat's paw' is to use a person as tool by another.

Sample Usage

1. Why don't you try to understand that he is trying to use you as a cat's paw?

2. It is not good to use her as a cat's paw just to achieve your goal.

3. In order to fulfil his own goals, he tried to use me as a cat's paw.

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