Take the wheel

Idiom

Take the wheel

Definition

Used to describe someone taking charge of a situation or taking control of something.

Examples

He needs to take the wheel if we are going to get this project done on time

She has taken the wheel and is leading the team to success

Origin

Unknown, likely related to a driver taking control of a vehicle.

FAQs

Question

What does it mean to “take the wheel”?

Answer

It is an idiom used to describe someone taking charge of a situation or taking control of something.

Question

What is the origin of the phrase?

Answer

The origin of the phrase is unknown, but it is likely to be related to a driver taking control of a vehicle.