be under control

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be under control

Said of a situation that is being successfully managed or addressed. The babysitter said that the kids are already in bed, and everything is under control. That leak is not under control—you need to call a plumber.
See also: control

be under conˈtrol

be being dealt with successfully: Don’t worry — everything’s under control! OPPOSITE: get out of hand
See also: control