hold the reins

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Definition of hold the reins

: to be in control They held the reins of government/power.

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“Hold the reins.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20the%20reins. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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