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hold the reins

be in control: She's the boss but her secretary often seems to hold the reins.
(Definition of hold the reins from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold the reins”
in Chinese (Simplified) 掌管,掌握…
in Chinese (Traditional) 掌管,掌握…
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