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Take control   /teɪk kəntrˈoʊl/   Listen
Take control

verb
1.
Assume control.  Synonyms: take charge, take hold.






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"Take control" Quotes from Famous Books



... the drivers seat and start to take control and gain confidence in your own ability to deal with your body, your own health, and your own life. When it gets right down to the bottom line, there is really only one thing in the world that is really yours, and that is your life. Take control and start managing ...
— How and When to Be Your Own Doctor • Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon

... the uprising was not a blind force giving vent to elemental feeling, but a thoroughly organized revolutionary movement. The old revolutionary forces had awakened in time to take control of the developing situation. It was the leaders of the Social Democrats, the Social Revolutionists, the successors of the old-time Nihilists and the labor leaders, who were proving themselves masters of the situation. The ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) - History of the European War from Official Sources • Various

... the LaFontaine-Baldwin ministry—and the first vessel passed its locks in 1829; but it was very badly managed, and the legislature, after having aided it from time to time, was eventually obliged to take control of it as a provincial work. The Cornwall Canal was also undertaken at an early day, but work had to be stopped when it became certain that the legislature of Lower Canada, then controlled by Papineau, would not respond to the aspirations of the west and improve that portion of the St. Lawrence ...
— Lord Elgin • John George Bourinot

... you're just as bad as Carlos, here!" Harrington tut-tuted. "Next, you'll be saying that we ought to depose Jaikark and take control ourselves." ...
— Ullr Uprising • Henry Beam Piper



Words linked to "Take control" :   lead, move in on, take charge, take hold, head



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