Synonyms of in the saddle in English:

in the saddle

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1‘the president is firmly in the saddle’


in charge, in command, in control, responsible, at the top, in authority, in the seat of authority, at the wheel, in the driving seat, at the helm

managing, running, administering, directing, supervising, overseeing, controlling, commanding, leading, heading up

informal holding the reins, running the show, pulling the strings, calling the shots