control over (someone or something)(redirected from control over one)
control over (someone or something)
Power or influence over someone or something. Unfortunately, you're asking the wrong person for help because I have no control over the budget. Do you have any control over this group of screaming children?
*control over someone or something
the power to direct or manage someone or something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) I have no control over Mary. I can't stop her from running away. Who gave you control over what goes on in this house?