call the shots


call the shots
be in charge, give orders

He is now calling the shots and is in control of the company.


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  • Call the Shots — Single par Girls Aloud extrait de l’album Tangled Up Face A Call the Shots Face B Rehab Blow Your Cover Sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Call the Shots — «Call the Shots» Сингл Girls Aloud …   Википедия

  • Call The Shots — «Call The Shots» Сингл Girls Aloud Выпущен 19.11.2007 Жанр …   Википедия

  • call the shots — {v. phr.}, {informal} To give orders; be in charge; direct; control. * /Bob is a first rate leader who knows how to call the shots./ * /The quarterback called the shots well, and the team gained twenty yards in five plays./ Syn.: CALL THE TUNE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call the shots — {v. phr.}, {informal} To give orders; be in charge; direct; control. * /Bob is a first rate leader who knows how to call the shots./ * /The quarterback called the shots well, and the team gained twenty yards in five plays./ Syn.: CALL THE TUNE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call the shots — If you call the shots, you are in charge and tell people what to do …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • call the shots — call the shots/tune to be the person who makes all the important decisions and who has the most power in a situation. She was used to calling the shots, to being in charge …   New idioms dictionary

  • call the shots — ► call the shots (or tune) take the initiative in deciding how something should be done. Main Entry: ↑call …   English terms dictionary

  • Call the Shots — Infobox Single Name = Call The Shots Artist = Girls Aloud Album = Tangled Up B side = Rehab (Live Lounge cover) Blow Your Cover cite web | url=http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000X9XOME?ie=UTF8 tag=wwwumusiccouk 21 linkCode=as2 camp=1634… …   Wikipedia

  • call the shots — verb exercise authority or be in charge Who is calling the shots in this house? • Syn: ↑call the tune, ↑wear the trousers • Hypernyms: ↑control, ↑command • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • call the shots —    If you call the shots, you are in charge and tell people what to do.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you call the shots, you are in command of the situation and make all the important decisions.     Ask Julie she s the one who calls …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions