rule the roost


rule the roost
phrasal

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rule the roost see under ↑roast
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Main Entry:roost
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rule the roost see under ↑roast
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Main Entry:rule

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rule the roost phrase
to control a place, situation, or activity

Ultimately, men still rule the roost and make more money.

Thesaurus: to be in chargesynonym
Main entry: roost

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I
see rule
II
be in complete control

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rule the roost
informal : to have the most control or authority in a group

In my small elementary school, bullies ruled the roost.

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Main Entry:roost
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rule the roost — see roost, 1
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Main Entry:rule

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rule the ˈroost idiom
(informal) to be the most powerful member of a group

Liverpool ruled the roost in English football for a decade.

Main entry:ruleidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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