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regain control

This page is about the collocation regain control

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to get control of something again after losing control

For example

  • The company's original owners regained control by buying back the shares they'd sold.

  • If we win back five seats in the next election, we'll regain control of parliament.

Quick Quiz

If the pilot hadn't regained control, the plane

a. would have crashed

b. would have landed

c. would have flown

Contributor: Matt Errey