in someone's power


: in a position of being controlled by someone other than oneself
She had them in her power.
: able to be done by someone : within one's ability
It's in your power to change the way things are done here.
I'll do everything in my power to help.

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“In someone's power.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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