what (one) says goes

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what (one) says goes

One has the ultimate authority among a particular group; you must do what one says. I don't care what your supervisor said. I'm the boss here, so what I say goes. I'm leaving Jane in charge, so what she says goes, OK?
See also: goes, say, what

what/whatever somebody says, ˈgoes

(informal, often humorous) when a particular person in authority gives an order, this order must be obeyed: Sarah wanted the kitchen painted green, and whatever she says, goes.Don’t argue with me. I’m the boss here and what I say goes.
See also: goes, somebody, what, whatever
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When her husband, Yuan, was asked what he thought about the fashion statement, he said, 'It is her day, so what she says goes.
What she says goes, so I'll definitely be wearing shades at all times from now on.
Finally, she informs the cameras that no nerds or losers will be invited and that what she says goes and that's that
Sue is very much the boss though, and we both know that what she says goes.
Ashley thinks she is the boss, and what she says goes.
She is the backbone of everything and what she says goes.