rule the roost


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roost

 (ro͞ost)
n.
1. A place where winged animals, especially birds or bats, rest or sleep.
2. A group of animals in a roost.
3. A place for temporary rest or sleep: "One corner of the Panhandle served as a roost for outlaws, thieves, and killers" (Timothy Egan).
intr.v. roost·ed, roost·ing, roosts
1. To rest or sleep on a perch or in a roost.
2. To rest or sleep: "We roosted high on a hill with a bottle of cheap wine and a blanket" (Julie Auer).
Idioms:
come home to roost
To have repercussions or aftereffects, especially unfavorable ones: The consequences of your mistake will eventually come home to roost.
rule the roost Informal
To be in charge; dominate: In this house my parents rule the roost.

[Middle English rooste, from Old English hrōst.]

rule the roost

- Was first "rule the roast," as it referred to the master of the house who sat at the head of the table.
See also related terms for roast.
Translations
يلْعَبُ دَور الدّيك، يَتَحَكَّم بالأمور
vládnout
dominere
ő az úr a háznál
vera húsbóndi
sözünü dinletmek/geçirmek

roost

(ruːst) noun
a branch etc on which a bird rests at night.
verb
(of birds) to sit or sleep on a roost.
ˈrooster noun
(especially American) a farmyard cock.
rule the roost
to be the person in a group, family etc whose orders, wishes etc are obeyed.
References in classic literature ?
And force is a crime in the eyes of the fools, the weak and the silly who rule the roost.
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UAE Prince failed to rule the roost in the Buckhounds Stakes at Ascot.
Shall we let them rule the roost On what's our own, As with cobbled constitution They lay down what we must do?
30pm With Tracey away, Sharon (Pauline Quirke, right) is out to rule the roost.
TV advertising won't rule the roost for much longer, according to new projections from Forrester Research, which predict that in just two years, spending on digital marketing will exceed that on TV.
For, as made clear by Councillor James McKay, Cabinet Member for a Green, Safe and Smart City, it sends out a clear message that the authorities will not tolerate thugs who try to rule the roost in otherwise decent neighbourhoods.
Llandudno continue to rule the roost as they put struggling Denbigh to the sword, winning by seven wickets.
Until then, rugby will continue to rule the roost, and football doesn't come close.
Korean gadgets rule the roost at GITEX Shopper as iPhone sales slide.
There may well be a good book in here, or several good books as so much is crammed into the action and characters: quantity of events and themes appears to rule the roost.
40) can rule the roost in the closing sprint handicap.