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.