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hold the key

to have control of something: Because the two main parties have won almost the same number of votes, the minority group holds the key to the result.
(Definition of hold the key from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 掌控,支配…
in Chinese (Traditional) 掌控,支配…
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