high ups

high ups

and higher ups
n. the people in charge. One of the higher ups is coming down to talk to you.
See also: high, UPS
References in classic literature ?
High up the bluff we climbed, higher than all the other caves, to a tiny crevice that could not be seen from the ground.
A series of vertical springs high up in the air followed, and then, when he got the cake, he instantly lost his interest in everything else.
Newman had put on his hat; he pushed it back, gently scratching his forehead, high up.
Sources said that the bankers informed the court that releasing funds for procurement of scanners and other security staff was in the jurisdiction of banks' high ups.
While appealing to the high ups to take notice of the issue, he said Prime Minister House has closed the eyes from the situation.
The police high ups have identified 129 trouble spots on the routes of different processions to be taken out from different parts of the province and have taken stringent measures to avert any untoward incident.
According to sources, Punjab Police high ups have decided to launch a major crackdown against black magicians and pirs in the provincial metropolis and its adjacent cities.
They appealed the high ups to help them get justice.
Provincial Minister Health Shahram Khan Tarakai and Minister for Education Atif Khan, high ups of health and finance departments, health monitors, representatives of DFID and media persons in large number were present.
The high ups of Ministry of Water and Power alongwith Secretary herself would monitor the implementation of orders.
The sources said the Punjab police high ups concerned were considering only three "suitable officers" for this post based on their professional records.
KHYBER AGENCY -- Residents of Shinwari tribe of Landikotal during a protest gave 16 April as deadline to high ups to transfer the assistant political agent and political tehsildar Landikotal, otherwise they will carry out hunger strike, boycotting immunization drive and block the Pak-Afghan route for traffic.
QUETTA -- President Al Insaf Welfare Society Balochistan Fazal Muhammad Noorzai has called for the Commissioner Afghan Refugee and other high ups to conduct a probe regarding the UN store inferno.
He also demanded of the high ups to take notice of the malpractices of the ineligible APA Landikotal and replace him with an honest one so that long standing disputes could be resolved at the earliest.
He demanded the high ups of the Police Department to take strict action against criminals and ensure protection to the life and property of the common citizens of the city.