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to take control and become responsible for someone or something
to deal with or take responsibility for someone or something
to be responsible for doing a particular job or piece of work
to take control of something
to start to control something although no one has officially asked you to
to try to control something that someone else controlled before
to accept responsibility for dealing with a situation
to take control of something such as a plan or a problem and add your own ideas in order to make it successful
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a series of games in which the winner of each game plays in the next game until there is one...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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