English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "control"

All dogs in the park must be on a leash and under the control of their ownersThey are unable to control their son, and he does whatever he wants.

All dogs in the park must be on a leash and under the control of their owners.

His wife really controls him. She's always telling him what to do.

The sale of guns is under strict government control in this country.

Unless we control spending, we will be in serious trouble.

He lost control of the car when he hit ice, and smashed into a telephone pole.

A passenger had to take over the controls of the airplane after both pilots fell ill.

My father is in control of the company; I'm just an employee.

It was difficult for the captain to keep control of the ship during the storm.

The corporation has a controlling interest in a number of smaller companies.

Free access to abortion ensures that women have full control over their bodies.

Up until 1939, it was illegal to give advice on birth control in Puerto Rico.

According to acupuncturists, there is a point on the head that you can press to control your appetite.

My mother controls the family budget.

Studies show that 70% of the world's coffee market is controlled by just four multinational corporations.

The boy was so cold that he was shivering uncontrollably.

His voice trembled nervously, and his hands shook uncontrollably.

In Burma, radio, television, and the press are strictly controlled by the military government.

He fought his partner for a controlling interest in the company.

By 332 B.C., Egypt was under the control of Alexander the Great.

Studies show that laughter helps control pain, lower blood pressure, and relieve stress.

John D. Rockefeller started in the oil business at the age of 19, and by age 40, he controlled 90 percent of the world's oil refineries.

A Chinese proverb suggests that he who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them.

A Sanskrit proverb states that the greatest hero is one who has control over his desires.

A Turkish proverb advises that he who controls his tongue, saves his head.

Margo Kaufman once suggested that the only worse thing than a man you can't control is a man you can.

She has an uncontrollable need for chocolate, and it's very dangerous to get between her and a chocolate bar.


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