bring (someone or something) under (one's) control(redirected from bringing under one's control)
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.
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.