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keep a firm hand on sth

to control something or someone carefully: Susan keeps a firm hand on everything that goes on in the office.
(Definition of keep a firm hand on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep a firm hand on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有力地控制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有力地控制…
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