be kicked upstairs(redirected from being kicked upstairs)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!
be kicked upstairs
To be promoted to a higher role or position in a company that has little actual responsibility or authority. John was kicked upstairs to an assistant manager position so he would stop griping about his pay.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.