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1‘the second mate took the helm’
steering gear, rudder
‘they are family-run empires whose founders remain at the helm’
in charge, in command, in control, responsible, at the top, in authority, in the seat of authority, at the wheel, in the driving seat, in the saddle
managing, running, administering, directing, supervising, overseeing, controlling, commanding, leading, heading up
holding the reins, running the show, pulling the strings, calling the shots
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.