What matters now for Rowhani is whether he can get anything done within the straitjacket imposed by Khamenei.
“I hope that the visit and U.S. engagement will put the generals in a straitjacket,” said Aung Zaw.
Some said that I ought to be put into a straitjacket, for I was undoubtedly mad to think of such a thing.
You ought to be put in a straitjacket and drenched with cold water.
The next minute he was pinned, handcuffed, and in a straitjacket, after crippling one assailant with a kick on the knee.
The straitjacket which German idealism has provided is certainly far too narrow even for the varieties of human imagination.
I always thought him sane enough until today, but you can take it from me that either he or I ought to be in a straitjacket.
His arms were inserted in the long, closed sleeves of the straitjacket.
Then she takes out the straitjacket and goes behind the chair.
Finally even the old nurse is induced to betray him: she slips the straitjacket over him, adding the last touch to the treachery.
straitjacket strait·jack·et or straight·jack·et (strāt'jāk'ĭt)
A long-sleeved jacketlike garment used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person.