But they fuel the narrative of a media mogul who needs to be reined in.
Most important, we now know that street violence is not inevitable—it can be reined in.
Winkelmann reined in Minky and pals so we could stretch our legs near “Old Bettles.”
Like his old man, he keeps it reined in, but when talking about fishing, a true regret seeps out.
And both strategies have been reined in by the new police commissioner, William Bratton.
They had gone about six miles from the Fort when she reined in and waited for the others to come up, then made her adieux.
He reined up now, saluting the Mother-Superior with marked respect.
He reined up at a shallow pool, and while the animal drank he carefully scanned the surrounding country.
The troopers drew to the side of the track as he reined in beside the vehicle.
In the heat of midday Hare yielded to its influence and reined in his horse under a slate-bank where there was shade.
c.1300, "strap fastened to a bridle," from Old French rene, resne "reins, bridle strap, laces" (Modern French rêne), probably from Vulgar Latin *retina "a bond, check," back-formation from Latin retinere "hold back" (see retain). To give something free rein is originally of horses.
c.1300, from rein (n.). Figurative extension "put a check on" first recorded 1580s. Related: Reined; reining. To rein up "halt" (1550s) is from the way to make a horse stop by pulling up on the reins.