Appealed to Caesar - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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appeal to Caesar
To direct a plea to the most powerful person in a particular setting or situation. No one else has the authority to overturn this decision—you'll have to appeal to Caesar on this one.
appeal to Caesar appeal to the highest possible authority.
The allusion is to the claim made by the apostle Paul to have his case heard in Rome, which was his right as a Roman citizen: ‘I appeal unto Caesar’ (Acts 25:11).
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At about the same time, the Aedui, a tribe based between the Saone and Loire rivers and friendly to Rome, appealed to Caesar
for his support in a war with their neighbours, the Arverni and the Sequani.
Paul, before Festus in Caesarea, had appealed to Caesar
IGSs core product strategy roadmap and commitment to regular releases appealed to Caesars
that required readily available access to the latest technology without the reliance on bespoke software and scheduled releases.