under the control of


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The neighborhood is largely under the control of the RSF, but fierce battles have raged there every day. Hafiz Haroun, Washington Post, 17 May 2023 The eyes of the world are on Turkey Monday as a presidential race has yet to determine if the NATO member will remain under the control of authoritarian President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. USA TODAY, 15 May 2023 Years of working with victims taught Patin that abused elders are often under the control of a family member. Hope Dean, Orlando Sentinel, 25 Apr. 2023 The loyal wingman can perform various missions, such as surveillance, electronic warfare, and strike, either autonomously or under the control of a parent aircraft. Sascha Brodsky, Popular Mechanics, 25 Apr. 2023 The conflict pits Sudanese military forces, under the control of Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan, and his former deputy, Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, the leader of a paramilitary group known as the Rapid Support Forces. Abigail Williams, NBC News, 21 Apr. 2023 Many areas in Sagaing region are resistance strongholds that are not under the control of the military, which considers all resistance fighters belonging to the People’s Defense Forces and the NUG to be terrorists. Helen Regan, CNN, 20 Apr. 2023 In parts of the city that appear to be under the control of the Rapid Support Forces, many residents remain deeply afraid about going outside for help. Elian Peltier, New York Times, 18 Apr. 2023 At the time of the Glen Affric tartan’s creation, the bog where it was later found was under the control of Clan Chisholm. Carolyn Hagler, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 Apr. 2023 See More

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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 10 Jun. 2023.

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