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Which of these sentences is correct and natural?

  • The paper suggests putting the control in the user's hands.
  • The paper suggests putting control in the user's hands.
  • It is corrected. – Shayan Jul 13 '17 at 11:08
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To put the control in the user's hands

suggests that the control is a particular instrument/device or similar that allows the user to send commands to a system, whether electric gates, a computer game or whatever.

To put control in the user's hands

suggests that wider command of/responsibility for a system/organisation (rather than a particular device) is given to the user. The president might decide to put control of the attack in the hands of a particular general.

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