One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they had held sway in France for a quarter of a century’
hold power, wield power, exercise power, rule, be most powerful, be in power, be in control, predominate, have the ascendancy, have the greatest influence, have the upper hand, have the edge, have the whip hand, hold the whip hand
informal run the show, be in the driving seat, be in the saddle
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