get (someone or something) under (one's) control(redirected from get under one's control)
get (someone or something) under (one's) control
To assume a position of power over a person, group, or thing. I think you'll have a hard time getting the department under your control—they're very loyal to their old boss. The dictator used the threat of violence to get people under his control.
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