call the shots

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: the shots - exercise authority or be in charge; "Who is calling the shots in this house?"
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
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George Pascua of Far Eastern University is also on the same boat as he is set to call the shots for Sta.
And one day we may learn that we are too small and inconsequential as a country to call the shots in the EU.
I CALL THE SHOTS Carlo Ancelotti says he's in charge
The five-piece are inviting fans to Call the Shots as the official ambassadors of The FA Women's Super League.
One problem is that the one with most money in a family, often wants to call the shots, be the boss.
Soon to be a unitary authority, Durham County Council, must decide who will call the shots on budget spend and staff deployment.
No No No leads the charge, and Call The Shots is set to replace Wannabe as the Girl Power anthem for a whole new generation.
Nadine Coyle, Cherl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts and Kimberley Walsh put on their purple dresses to film the promo for slick new single Call The Shots on Malibu Beach.
Simply put, it's porn in which you call the shots, with multiple POV angles and a full menu of sexual acts at your disposal.
My fear is that nothing will really change and the present regime will continue to call the shots and put profit before players and success.