reins in a sentence

Example sentences for reins

There's no reason they can't now be handed the reins of civilization itself.
He took the reins of a tribe whose finances had grown remarkably during the previous two decades.
We must take the reins and guide our moral development.
By all accounts, handing him the reins was a natural transition supported by the founders.
Yet they remain unable to agree on who should ultimately hold the reins.
He released the day-to-day reins of his company seven years ago.
Now there is a winner, although he takes the reins under a cloud.
Who should take the reins and when are tricky questions for family owners.
The parties unlucky to be at the reins of power during the economical crisis are deemed to lose the following elections.

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