behind the wheel

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behind the wheel

  1. In control of a vehicle; driving.
    If you've had too much to drink, don't get behind the wheel.
    Would you really want to be behind the wheel of a fighter jet?
  2. (idiomatic) In control of the situation; in charge.

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