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rein -- as in: to rein in their activities
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Animal Farm
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  • The reins, the halters, the blinkers, the degrading nosebags, were thrown on to the rubbish fire which was burning in the yard.
  • Boxer and Clover would harness themselves to the cutter or the horse-rake (no bits or reins were needed in these days, of course) and tramp steadily round and round the field with a pig walking behind and calling out ’Gee up, comrade!’ or ’Whoa back, comrade!’ as the case might be.

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  • The court reined in agency power—describing it as out of control.
  • She took up the reins of government.

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