keep under control

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Henry, via email ALEYLANDII is famously speedy but will need constant trimming to keep under control.
This has been interpreted by analysts as saying that the European Central Bank might resume exerting influence in sovereign bond markets to keep under control Spain and Italy's spending to cover loans.
Chris Walsh, bio-diversity officer for Lichfield District, said: "Because Japanese Knotweed is hard to keep under control, it is important we continue to tackle it when it appears.