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To limit or control something or someone

draw a line in the sand

to set a limit beyond which someone cannot go without suffering serious consequences

limit

verb

to prevent a number, amount, or effect from increasing past a particular point

control

verb

to keep something at the correct level

keep down

to control something and prevent it from increasing in size or number

determine

verb

to control what something will be

restrict

verb

to keep something within strict limits

curb

verb

to control or limit something that is harmful

confine

verb

to keep an activity within particular limits

cure

verb

to control or get rid of a bad habit, feeling, or attitude

contain

verb

to keep something within limits

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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money, food, or clothes given to poor people

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