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English definition of “ride herd on sb/sth”

ride herd on sb/sth

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to be responsible for controlling a group of people and their actions: The new editor will ride herd on the staff, checking on the overall policy and tone of the paper.Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of ride herd on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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