You know, if it weren't for those lions, we'd be runnin' the joint.
What does the phrase from LION KING 'running the joint' mean?
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They would be in charge. They would be the bosses.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.