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The Tempest
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rein -- as in: to rein in their activities
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The Tempest
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  • Look, thou be true; do not give dalliance Too much the rein: the strongest oaths are straw To th’ fire i’ the blood: be more abstemious, Or else good night your vow!

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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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