If political leaders lack the control to rein in their more violent followers, they have no right to public protests.
Special police were drafted in to rein in the revelry.
Students from various educational institutions turned up to give free rein to their imagination.
Mr McDowell insisted that he would continue to rein in the overtime budget, which is expected to reach 64 million this year.
You could stand to rein in your jealousy a little, though, and your boyfriend may want to not fib about things that are going to exacerbate that quality in you.
European statesmen seized the opportunity to exploit these nationalist movements, while bringing them under a tight rein , in order to further the purposes of state power.
The outstanding singer, songwriter, musician and producer did the majority of work on his new album himself, holding a tight rein on its creative direction.
He also said there would be no income tax cuts in the forthcoming budget and that the Government's priority was to rein in spending.
the government had failed to rein in public spending
The museum has been forced to rein in its work in many areas: cutting numbers of staff, reducing opening hours, cancelling exhibitions and installing a rota of closed galleries.