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To be in charge

control

verb

to have the power to make decisions and decide what will happen to something

govern

verb

to control and manage an area, city, or country and its people

watch over

to guard, protect, or be in charge of someone or something

command

verb

to be the leader of a group of people, especially in the armed forces

supervise

verb

to be in charge of a person or group of people and to check that they are behaving or working correctly

look after

to be responsible for something

manage

verb

to organize and control the work of a company, organization, or group of people

lead

verb

to be in control of an organization, group of people, or activity

head

verb

to be in control of a group or an organization

run

verb

to control and organize something such as a business, organization, or event

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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