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  • Control freak
  • Controlled substance
  • Cost control
  • Crowd control
  • Cruise control
  • Do yourself a power of good
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me ( Police song )
  • Don't you just love being in control? ( British Gas advertising slogan )
  • Double check
  • Every Breath You Take ( The Police song )
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic ( Police song )
  • Exert one's authority
  • Fight the power
  • Flower power
  • Free hand
  • Get a grip
  • Girl power
  • Golden rule
  • Gravity check
  • Grey power
  • Have it in hand
  • Have the advantage of
  • Have the ball at your feet
  • Helping the police with their enquiries
  • Hold all the aces
  • Hold the purse strings
  • Home rule
  • Honesty is the best policy
  • I got punky power ( A catchphrase from Punky Brewster )
  • I have it on good authority
  • I have the power! ( A catchphrase from He-Man In Masters Of The Universe )
  • In a flat spin
  • In the box seat
  • In the palm of your hand
  • In the saddle
  • Invest with power
  • Keep in check
  • Keep on top of
  • Knowledge is power
  • Known to the police
  • Leading authority
  • Lose control
  • Make a list; check it twice
  • Message in A Bottle ( Police song )
  • Mob rule
  • Money is power
  • More power to your elbow
  • Neat freak
  • Now you're playing with power! ( Nintendo Entertainment System advertising slogan )
  • On a tight leash
  • Open door policy
  • Out of control
  • People power
  • Pester power
  • Play God
  • Police state
  • Portion control
  • Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely
  • Power dressing
  • Power is Macintosh ( Apple Computer advertising slogan )
  • Power lunch
  • Power mad
  • Power nap
  • Power to the people
  • Power trip
  • Power up
  • Power without the price ( Atari advertising slogan )
  • Puppet master
  • Quality control
  • Radio control
  • Reality check
  • Revolving door policy
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Rule Britannia
  • Rule of thumb
  • Rule out
  • Rule the roost
  • Rule with a rod of iron
  • Rule with an iron fist
  • Run with the ball
  • Scorched Earth Policy
  • Soft power
  • Spiral out of control
  • The cat who doesn't act finicky soon loses control of his owner ( 9 Lives Cat Food advertising slogan )
  • The check is in the mail
  • The corridors of power
  • The exception which proves the rule
  • The power and the glory
  • The power behind the throne
  • The power of dreams ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • The power to be your best ( Apple Computer advertising slogan )
  • There's an exception to every rule
  • Thought police
  • Tour de force ( a feat of strength power or skill )
  • Unleash the power of the sun ( Sunny Delight advertising slogan )
  • Walking On The Moon ( The Police song )
  • We answer to a higher authority ( Hebrew National hot dogs advertising slogan )
  • Wear the trousers
  • Whip hand
  • With great power comes great responsibility
  • Work to rule
  • World authority

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