come into power

come into power

To gain some degree of political power, as through election or appointment. He's a brutal tyrant—that's how he came into power.
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The PML-N government had come into power through the support and votes of the people, he talking to a private news channel said.
" But for the presence of PRP and the Lok Satta, the TDP would have come into power. We could get 91 seats and we would have easily got another 50- 60 seats," said Naidu.