in the driver’s seat

 In charge, control.
 ► “Thomas Loane of Alamo Rent A Car Inc. says IBM’s lack of published list prices puts him in the driver’s seat at the negotiating table.” (Computerworld, Oct. 9, 1995, p. 150)

American business jargon. 2014.

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