controlverb [T]uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ us /-ˈtroʊl/ (-ll-)
- Police in riot gear arrived to control the protesters.
- The film was about an evil genius who wanted to control the world.
- Our new teacher's a bit of a joke - he can't even control the class.
- Firefighters took two hours to control the blaze.
- The finance committee controls the school's budget.
- balance of power
- have sb by the balls idiom
- have sb eating out of your hand idiom
- have sb in the palm of your hand idiom
- have sth in hand idiom
- pull rank idiom
- pull the strings idiom
controlnounuk /kənˈtrəʊl/ us /-ˈtroʊl/
control noun (POWER)
- The army took control of the city after the president's fall from power.
- We keep a tight control on the organization's finances.
- The terrorists assumed control of the plane and forced it to land in the desert.
- The car went out of control and plunged over the cliff.
- Troops yesterday seized control of the broadcasting station.
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control noun (SWITCH)
control noun (IN AN EXPERIMENT)