under the control of

idiom

: under the direction or control of
The team is under the control of a new coach.

Examples of under the control of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The General Assembly’s Environment Committee wants to put maintenance under the control of Riverfront Recapture or another nonprofit and direct a stream of state revenue to pay for it, resolving the long-standing obstacle of who would take responsibility for operations. Don Stacom, Hartford Courant, 20 Mar. 2024 The court has forever been under the control of the Queens Democratic Party through the law firm of Sweeney, Reich & Bolz. New York Daily News Editorial Board, New York Daily News, 19 June 2024 Putin last visited North Korea in 2000, when the hereditary dictatorship was under the control of Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il. Timothy H.j. Nerozzi Fox News, Fox News, 18 June 2024 Bloom said the earlier 2023 suicide involved an inmate on work release who went into a bathroom, took off his pants and hanged himself with the clothing, while under the control of Miami-Dade’s corrections department. Brittany Wallman, Miami Herald, 12 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for under the control of 

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“Under the control of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20control%20of. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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