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control de natalidadMetodología para impedir o reducir la posibilidad de que ocurra la fecundación o el embarazo al mantener relaciones sexuales.Rate it:

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control de natalidadPolíticas que limitan o estimulan el crecimiento de la población mediante el control de la tasa de nacimientos.Rate it:

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control freakIndividuals whom assume leadership, appoint assistants, develop and project the agenda, stipulate the rules, determine the timeline, assert their commanding profile.Rate it:

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in controlWhen one is controlling a machine, or a situation, or an activity. Similar to in charge, but one person can be officially in charge, while another person is, in fact, in control.Rate it:

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locus de controlÁmbito al que un individuo atribuye preferentemente la causa de los eventos que le suceden, sea interno —es decir, el propio individuo— u externo, es decir, el entorno o ambienteRate it:

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milieu controltactics that control environment and human communication through the use of peer pressure and group language.Rate it:

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so you wanna be a net controlTitle of Orientation Manual for learning to become a Moderator on an Amateur Radio Network.Rate it:

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under controlBeing taken care of or being addressed.Rate it:

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at the helmin a position of leadership or controlRate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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grab by the lapelsTo exert control (over something)Rate it:

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take overTo assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp.Rate it:

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free-for-allChaos; a chaotic situation lacking rules or control.Rate it:

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drop out of warpDis-engage the cruise control on the carRate it:

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accident of birthReference to the fact that various benefits or detriments to the life of a person arise from the circumstances into which that person was born, these being entirely beyond his control.Rate it:

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come to oneselfto gain consciousness or self-controlRate it:

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deadstick landingWhen a pilot lands a plane after the engine has died; a landing lacking any propulsion control.Rate it:

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rule the schoolTo substantially control a school administratively, financially, or to control a school's curriculum.Rate it:

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run roughshod overTo treat roughly or without care, respect, or moderation; to act without control; to damage.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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area of influenceA geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander's command or control.Rate it:

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arse is gone right out of 'erMatters, especially economic matters, have gone very wrong; things are out of control.Rate it:

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at the wheelDriving; in control of a vehicle.Rate it:

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at the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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beck and callSummons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant.Rate it:

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behind the wheelIn control of a vehicle; driving.Rate it:

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behind the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.Rate it:

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call the tunetake control of something.Rate it:

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checks and balancesA system for multiple parties wherein each has some control over the actions of each of the others.Rate it:

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clock outTo transmit individual bits of data under the control of a clock.Rate it:

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come unhingedTo become angered or crazy; to lose control of one's senses or sanity.Rate it:

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dispose ofTo transfer to another's control.Rate it:

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even keelA state of having one's emotions under control and balanced.Rate it:

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even keelOf a business or other activity which is under control and running smoothly.Rate it:

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f** someone overTo exploit somebody in a way which result in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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flip your lidTo verbally lash-out, explode, emotionally blow-up, lose control of one's self.Rate it:

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forget oneselfto lose one's dignity, temper, or self-control.Rate it:

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fuck someone overto exploit somebody in a way which results in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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full circleThrough a cycle of transition, returning to where one started after gaining experience or exploring other things.Rate it:

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full tilt boogieOut of control.Rate it:

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get a leg-upFigure of speech. To gain control, manage, acquire, dominate, infinitely analyze.Rate it:

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get by the ballsTo have complete control over someone, especially of a woman abusing a man's infatuation with her.Rate it:

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get one's feet wetTo begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.Rate it:

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get the better ofTo overwhelm or overcome; to influence heavily; to tend to control or persuade.Rate it:

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get the drop onTo point one's firearm at another person, thereby gaining dominance over a situation.Rate it:

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give awayTo relinquish control over.Rate it:

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gong showAn event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")Rate it:

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good drunkA person who is cheerful and companionable when intoxicated, retaining reasonable control of his or her mental and emotional faculties.Rate it:

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