rein

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈreɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/reɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rān)


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rein

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. the [rider, jockey] reined in the horse
  2. rein in [spending, payments, militants]
  3. [forced, obliged, compelled] to rein in [spending]
  4. reined back his [anger, resentment, frustration]
  5. reined [his horse, the pony] (to a halt)
  6. rein in the [horses, chickens, herd, children]
  7. rein the [chickens] in
  8. rein yourself in
  9. rein in your [excitement, enthusiasm, anger]
  10. rein in [spending, the workforce, protests]
  11. [forced, have, urged, advised] to rein in [spending]
n
  1. the [horse's, pony's, animal's] reins
  2. [put, place] the reins on the [horse]
  3. [pulled, took] the [horse] reins
  4. took the reins and [led, guided] the [horse]
  5. [clutched, grabbed, held onto] the reins
  6. [handed, gave] the reins to the [stablegirl, stableboy]
  7. the [rider, jockey] drew rein
  8. took the reins of the [family, company, organization]
  9. keep a tight rein on [spending, his temper, talking to the press]
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