He's under that woman's thumb, of course, and she's told him he mustn't say a word.
The boy pointed with his thumb to the door of the cashier's office.
By the awkwardness of the unpacker, the statue's thumb was broken.
"All gettee out," he said, jerking his thumb in the direction of the court of mystery.
She keeps Jenkins under her thumb, just as Galloway keeps me.