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control freak

control freak

Date: Oct 04 2007


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I truly am a control freak. But as much as we’d like to control life, we never know what’s going to happen.”

- Vocalist Alicia Keys on surviving hard times. (Rolling Stone)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

a person who needs to be in control

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

A control freak is someone who has to be in charge of everything. More often than not, it’s a bad thing. You say that someone is a control freak if he or she won’t cooperate with you or compromise.

But sometimes people call themselves control freaks just to let people know that they like be in control. You’re boss might say, “Look, I know I’m being a control freak, but I need you to do your job in this particular way.” Or someone renting a room might say, “You’re welcome to move in but I have to warn you that I’m a total control freak when it comes to decorating the house.”

As a famous singer, Alicia Keys can usually get what she wants. But last summer she wanted nothing more than for her best friend, who was very ill, to get better. She realized that no matter how much of a control freak she is, she couldn’t control her friend’s fate.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I hate working with Cara. She’s such a control freak.”

“My dad’s a total control freak. He just makes up rules all the time.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

pink_bella When someone wants to control his whole life, to know whats happen when he does something, when he does it in a different way to know whats happen then.
by pink_bella
Belizza a person who imposes excessive direction on others/events.
by Belizza
who likes controlling her life
by may_grace2001
ElBeam Can't live without controlling everything.
by ElBeam
wubai insist on having their way in all interactions
by wubai
katharsis a person who is obssesive to get control over the situations with all details.
by katharsis
A control freak is someone who wants to have control of every single situation in life and does not accept someone else to take it from him/her.
by Mario Rodríguez
A control freak is someone who needs to have everything under their control, they are usually bossy and possessive.
by ginapinasco
A control freak is a person with an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
by Sweety86
a person who always wants to be in control of their own and others' lives, and to organize how things are done.
by seema2312
snello control freak: someone who insist to make things go exactly the way he/she wish :)
by snello
highlook So obsessed by organization in her/his life. To like everything to be done according to a plan.
by highlook
babyxiao someone with a compulsive desire to exert control over situations and people.
by babyxiao
a person who has an obsessive need to control other people or situation
by look_closer
need to have everything under control
by wonkapet
Is a person who needs to control every aspect of his life, sometimes in a very obsessive manner.
by Andreganz
Always care about controlling evry thing.
by heeba
crazy to control things in her own way
by ritegift18
feels that to have a control on his life is must
by anna1
Someone who strives to be in control of any situation.
by sabinagrover
liru those people who insist on having their way in all interactions with you. They wish to set the agenda and decide what it is you will do and when you will do it.
by liru

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some people have  personality like a control freak

01:55 PM Jul 16 2010 |




good slang :)
it’s a person who wants to control everything.

08:42 AM Mar 07 2009 |

glassy heart

Saudi Arabia

one should be patient

11:38 AM Feb 10 2009 |



Palestinian Territory, Occupied

i like a control freak

09:04 PM Feb 09 2009 |



i need to secure for the job abroad

06:34 PM Oct 10 2007 |



I think that these people are not happies

02:57 AM Oct 10 2007 |




11:53 AM Oct 09 2007 |




Control Freak..

10:36 AM Oct 08 2007 |




I have a friend who is a control freak. she will always want to be in charge of everything and anything.

12:44 PM Oct 07 2007 |


United Arab Emirates

The more you control something, the more you will not get anything worthy..

11:06 AM Oct 07 2007 |




09:30 PM Oct 06 2007 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

being a control freak isnt a good thing i never want to be under someones control

11:52 AM Oct 06 2007 |




woow,i am a control freak,finally i found a word to describe myself

11:27 AM Oct 04 2007 |




Monica in “Friends” is a control freak, but still a funny women, because she still would like compromise sometimes.

08:55 AM Oct 04 2007 |




to control everything

06:58 AM Oct 04 2007 |



everone don’t wanna to deal with person who is control freak

01:37 AM Oct 04 2007 |

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