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Difference between Bring something under control and Take control of something

bring something under controlmanage to obtain one’s authority or power over a situation, etc.:

  • The fire started yesterday afternoon and was finally brought under control late last night.

take control of something

1. assume charge of a situation, etc.:

  • That opportunity resides in creating a new generation of entrepreneurs who will take control of the destiny of our nation.

(of a political party) win a majority of elected places:

  • The outcome of legislative races in California could be significant in deciding who will take control of the Congress.