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be (a/the) mistress of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe (a/the) mistress of somethingbe (a/the) mistress of somethingCONTROLif a woman is a mistress of something, she is in control of it, highly skilled at it etcmaster She appeared to be very much the mistress of the situation. mistress
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be (a/the) mistress of somethingAnd of course, each girl was the mistress of more than one man.But if Jacquet de la Guerre was a mistress of the grand gesture, Campra's forte was delicate understatement.If she married Pogo, she could do exactly as she pleased and she would be mistress of her own home.
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