control freak


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control freak

Someone who has an obsessive or compulsive need to control every aspect of a situation and/or the ways in which others act. My father can be such a control freak sometimes, always dictating how I should be living my life. Janice is a real control freak—she wouldn't even let me help her vacuum the carpet!
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If there are increasing signs of a leadership that deserves to be described as a control freak, you can be assured that the country is moving away from democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms, towards tyranny and arbitrary rule.
The Fisheye Optic (which requires a special adapter to use with the Control Freak), when used with the Control Freak, allows photographers to focus from zero inches to infinity, meaning that photographers can literally lay an item on the surface of the Fisheye Optic and focus on it.
Just as school teachers try and stamp out bullying, it's your role as MD to look after your control freaks, especially younger ones who might otherwise be lured to the dark side by lazier colleagues.
The new Composer - with Double Glass installed, will be available for $270; the Muse is priced at $150 with the Double Glass optic installed; $100 with the Plastic optic installed; and the Control Freak is priced at $270 with the Double Glass optic Installed.
The Control Freak promotional experience encourages viewers to spend more time on the website, providing more effective and less intrusive opportunities for advertisers to deliver their message and value.
As chief control freak he has ultimate responsibility for the appalling chaos,badly planned work, taking up of city centre streets,leaving them unfinished, causing danger to life and limb and giving the impression we are back in the days of the Blitz.
Steven Kennedy's new single Diary of a Serial Killer is out on January 19 followed by the album Control Freak on February 9.
Fielding, who's a bit of a control freak and prefers to interact with the world beyond her apartment walls through surveillance cameras, records her every thought on tape.
Labour MP Derek Foster yesterday issued a bitter attack on Mr Tony Blair, labelling him a control freak and accusing him of "prostituting" the party's traditional philosophy.
Or Ginger Stephen, who is probably a nice guy too, but has been built up as some sort of mammoth control freak since the series began?
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Former 'Spice Girls' member Victoria Beckham has revealed that she is a control freak.
There's no real character at the heart of her performance as Kate Armstrong, a kitchen control freak whose guarded world takes a double hit.
A man of principle whose fierce devotion to those convictions has apparently - Miller never spells this out - driven away his wife and fellow utopians, Jack is a control freak realizing, too late, that the depth of his devotion may well have poisoned his daughter.
BIEBER's ex-lover last night told of her four-year ordeal at the hands of the violent, sex-mad control freak.
But it's more NHS fuelled plots with Chrissie up to her old tricks while Rosie tries to track down her kids and Ed thinks touchy Tom is a control freak.