have someone in one's power

have someone in one's power
= have someone under one's power

I doubt that Roger will ever have Etta under his power

Syn:
have control over, have influence over, have under one's thumb, have at one's mercy, have in one's clutches, have in the palm of one's hand, have someone wrapped around one's little finger, have in one's hip pocket; informal have over a barrel

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  • have someone under one's power — See have someone in one s power …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • have someone by the balls — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To have someone at a disadvantage or in one s power. * /The kidnappers had the company by the balls for six long weeks./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have someone by the balls — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To have someone at a disadvantage or in one s power. * /The kidnappers had the company by the balls for six long weeks./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Have by the balls — have (someone) in one s power …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • have someone in/under one's power — HAVE CONTROL OVER, have influence over, have under one s thumb, have at one s mercy, have in one s clutches, have in the palm of one s hand; N. Amer. have in one s hip pocket; informal have over a barrel. → power …   Useful english dictionary

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  • have by the balls — Australian Slang have (someone) in one s power …   English dialects glossary

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