be in the driver's seat

контролировать ситуацию, командовать;
отвечать, нести ответственность

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • The Driver's Seat (novel) — infobox Book | name = The Driver s Seat title orig = translator = image caption = author = Muriel Spark cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = publisher = Macmillan Publishers release date = 1970 english release date …   Wikipedia

  • be in the driver's seat — US ► BE IN THE DRIVING SEAT(Cf. ↑be in the driving seat) Main Entry: ↑driver …   Financial and business terms

  • (be) in the driver's seat — be in the ˈdriving seat idiom (BrE) (NAmE be in the ˈdriver s seat) to be the person in control of a situation Main entry: ↑seatidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the driver's seat — in control of or dominating a situation the tax issue is back in the driver s seat of American politics * * * in the driver s seat : in a position in which you are able to control what happens When his boss went on vacation, he suddenly found… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the driver's seat — {adv. phr.} In control; having the power to make decisions. * /Stan is in the driver s seat now that he has been made our supervisor at the factory./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the driver's seat — {adv. phr.} In control; having the power to make decisions. * /Stan is in the driver s seat now that he has been made our supervisor at the factory./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the driver's seat — If you are in the driver s seat, you are in charge of something or in control of a situation …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in the driver’s seat — mod. in control. □ She’s just not comfortable unless she’s in the driver’s seat. □ I’m in the driver’s seat now, and I get to decide who gets raises …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in the driver's seat — ► in the driver s seat in control. Main Entry: ↑driver …   English terms dictionary

  • in\ the\ driver's\ seat — adv. phr. In control; having the power to make decisions. Stan is in the driver s seat now that he has been made our supervisor at the factory …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in the driver's seat — in control of a situation. Huge consumer demand for electricity has put energy companies in the driver s seat. Related vocabulary: in the saddle …   New idioms dictionary

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