in control


: in the position of one who makes decisions
He always wants to be in control.
: not overly upset or excited : calm and able to think and act in a sensible way
In spite of the pressure to pass the test, he felt calm and in control.

Examples of in control in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Google, like Apple, now uses custom chipsets in its devices, putting it in control of the hardware and software To all of the above: sure. Allison Johnson, The Verge, 6 Sep. 2023 People who've used this technique report feeling relaxed, calm, aware, and in control. Terri Isidro-Cloudas, Parents, 6 Sep. 2023 The Rays remain firmly in control of the top wild-card spot and have won eight of 10. Brian Dulik,, 1 Sep. 2023 Williams says including breath work into our routine helps with regulating our mind and being more in control of how our body responds in times of stress. Kiara Byrd, Essence, 1 Sep. 2023 Paltrow added that any frustrated fans should redirect their feelings to the studio, who is in control. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 31 Aug. 2023 Still, the Tigers were in control with a 3-0 lead heading into the final four innings. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 31 Aug. 2023 Josef Newgarden is in control Josef Newgarden leads Pato O'Ward by about 1 second, followed by another 4 seconds to Colton Herta, David Malukas and Felix Rosenqvist. Scott Horner, The Indianapolis Star, 27 Aug. 2023 The trick will be to carry the momentum with QB Tyler Shough in control of the offense after three signal-callers saw significant time last year. Erick Smith, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2023 See More

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“In control.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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