higher ups

higher ups

verb
See also: higher, UPS
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Did the higher ups in the athletic department ban the sounds of silence from the arena intentionally?
Seeking to stall any inquiry commission from undertaking probe into Snoopgate, the woman and her father have invoked their fundamental right to privacy and live with dignity as grounds for calling a halt to any move to investigate the surveillance of the woman by the Gujarat Police on the alleged instruction of higher ups.
Salman Rafiq said that recommendations of the meeting would be sent to higher ups for approval.
The higher ups at CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) are feeling pretty good about themselves and the way their Jacksonville, Fla.
He said that he had contacted the Pakistani officials on phone the other day to enquire about Monday's bus service, but they told me that they have not received any fresh instructions from their higher ups so far.
Boulif's revelation was corroborated by the Australian company that is drilling off the shores of Agadir, his declaration raised concerns among Morocco's political higher ups.
He complained to the higher ups and the police promptly returned the license, even though Tunney had not yet paid his fine.
Street-Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services" is a study from 1980, praised for its content on what the street level public servants face when dealing with the people and their higher ups.
BUT YOU CAN BE SURE THAT ANY OF YOUR IDEAS THAT SURVIVE MY ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS EDITING AND FIND FAVOR FROM HIGHER UPS I'LL CLAIM AS MY OWN.
Dunne, an Irish ex-doughboy, was driven out of the NYPD because his honesty incurred the ire of higher ups.
If she is right than she has no idea who to trust on her force because higher ups had to be involved with the uranium depletion.
He was involved in a shady bank failure in Montreal, for example, though Zuckoff suggests that Ponzi may have been the fall guy for higher ups.
But perhaps Magellas's most scathing expose of higher ups completely out of touch comes late in the book (p 251).
Local officials hope the plant's high output and the potential funding will convince Anheuser-Busch higher ups to expand the brewery.
This was an IRA weapons operation and is being directed by higher ups in Ireland.
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