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Is it correct to say “he took something into control”? For example, “After being pushed about by the whims of fate, he finally took his destiny into control."

  • No, but you might say "he finally took control of his destiny". – dan_waterworth Sep 17 '16 at 14:05
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You are mixing two phrases here:

So you should decide for one, either:

  • After being pushed about by the whims of fate, he finally took control of his destiny.

or:

  • After being pushed about by the whims of fate, he finally took his destiny into his own hands."

1 or in this case: "your destiny".

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It's not idiomatic to say "into control". With "control", we usually say something is under control. Even "in control" is more idiomatic than "into control". (Into is usually used with motion towards something.)

Beyond that, it's more idiomatic to say he took control of his destiny, rather than "he took his destiny into/under control".

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