They want to be spoon-fed and patted on the back when they choke.
Accustom people to be nose-led and spoon-fed, and democracy is a mere pretence.
It was difficult to get her to eat, and she had to be spoon-fed.
She did not soil any more, but she sometimes drooled and had to be spoon-fed.
She had to be spoon-fed at times, again she ate naturally when the food was brought.