Boss Around | English Idioms

To boss somebody around is to give them orders although you don’t necessarily have the authority to do so.

  • I don’t like her. She is always bossing me around.
  • My brother is younger than me; still he bosses me around sometimes.
  • You can’t boss her around. She is at least one rank higher than you.
  • He is not very popular among his colleagues because of his tendency to boss them around.
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