Definition of in control in English:

in control

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  • Able to direct a situation, person, or activity.

    ‘I felt calm and in control’
    • ‘It's all very efficient but strange for me to not be in control of a situation for the first time.’
    • ‘People need to feel that they are in control of their health and that what they do directly impinges on it.’
    • ‘He can decide on the spur of the moment whether to do a concert or not and is totally in control of his life.’
    • ‘So, are these people who appear to be totally in control and know exactly what they want any happier?’
    • ‘When someone thinks they are in control they will take enormous risks without flinching.’
    • ‘I feel much more in control of my life though, and I feel on track to sort that little problem out now.’
    • ‘They are rarely in control of all that goes on in front of and behind the camera and thus have to leave a great deal to fate.’
    • ‘His letter confirmed that the council knows what it is doing and is in control.’
    • ‘Waiting too long can leave you feeling that you're not in control of other aspects of your life.’
    • ‘It all takes place when the patient is in a relaxed state of mind, but still in control of their actions.’
    in charge, in command, in control, responsible, at the top, in authority, in the seat of authority, at the wheel, in the driving seat, in the saddle