bring (someone or something) under (one's) control

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bring (someone or something) under (one's) control

To assume a position of power over a person, group, or thing. The terms of the treaty bring our country under the king's control. I think you'll have a hard time bringing the department under your control—they're very loyal to their old boss. Be sure to bring your sister up to my apartment the next time she's in town.
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bring someone or something under one's control

to achieve dominion over someone or something. The dictator was at last able to bring the army under his control. Harry could not bring Ron under his control. Walter could not be brought under Lily's control.
See also: bring, control