Alex liked being in control, and he had none in this situation.
If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
A person couldn't be in control all the time - right all the time.
She let up on the accelerator long enough to gain control of the vehicle.
He was in his chair, trying to control his curiosity, but she couldn't let it rest at that.
Never in her life had she been so attracted to a man – so totally out of control in his presence.
Watching the two of them, it was all she could do to control her own tears... especially knowing that this was at least partly her fault.
If women weren't attracted to them, maybe men could control themselves.
We had no control over what happened.
A person couldn't avoid fate, but they could control the way they responded to it.
People had limited control over their emotions, but they could certainly remain in control of their actions.
You've gained some valuable experience about how things can get out of control so quickly.
I knew I was losing control and I should have stopped then.
I have to learn to control myself.
It was like walking in water and I almost lost my balance but after a few steps, I could control my motion pretty well.
I took a deep breath trying to control myself.
She didn't have his cold control; she was the kind of woman who would give herself freely in bed and hold no part of her back.
He'd never been afraid of anything in his life until that moment when all his power and control meant nothing.
He had no control of his own powers, and he'd not yet been tested in a confrontation with the man who enslaved him.
Yully struggled to control the energies into her body, still leery of the invaders.
I can't control it yet.
Yully struggled to control it and then surrendered.
Her legs felt weak, and she sat heavily on the curb, struggling to control her breathing so she didn't pass out.
She swallowed hard and nodded, struggling to control the strange sense of desire bubbling uncontrolled within her.
Test ability to control skill on new target.
I am sorry to record the fact that Jim was not only ashamed of his defeat but for a moment lost control of his temper.
TP53 makes a protein called p53 that is one of these quality control mechanisms.
Military alliances do not rigidly control world politics, in part because military competition has been replaced by economic competition.
Dictators may think they can control information access and technology.
But whether Helen stays at home or makes visits in other parts of the country, her education is always under the immediate direction and exclusive control of her teacher.
I tried with all my might to control the eagerness that made me tremble so that I could hardly walk.
But he had begun talking, and the more he talked the less could he control his words.
But we need only penetrate to the essence of any historic event--which lies in the activity of the general mass of men who take part in it--to be convinced that the will of the historic hero does not control the actions of the mass but is itself continually controlled.
"Well," he went on with an evident effort at self-control and coherence.