‘jump through hoops’

When you jump through hoops, you do everything that the other person wants you to. In other words, you bend over backwards to please the individual.

Example: I don’t get along with Radha. She wants all her friends to jump through hoops for her. Something that I am not willing to do.

You can also say, `jump through a hoop’.

Example: I am not willing to jump through a hoop for you.

Source: ‘Know Your English’ ( The Hindu) – May 01, 2006 

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