Definition Take the reins
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to take the reins (of a company): to take control, power, management (of a company)
He will be taking the reins of the company when the boss retires in June.
- "Wang's youngest son Lee took the reins using aggressive tactics: Lee's elder brother Yao, the leading candidate for the position, was found hospitalized in Beijing with both legs broken and his ear missing."
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