men in suits


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men in suits

People, especially men, who are at the top of an organization and have a lot of influence, authority, and money. Professional soccer players get paid a lot, but it's a pittance compared to the amount of money they make the men in suits who control the league. We're lucky if we get a few hundred dollars at the end of the year as a bonus, while the men in suits walk away with enough to buy a new house.
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the men in suits

Those people, especially men, who control or wield power over an organization or company. The layoffs are likely to impact upwards of 1500 employees around the country, all so the men in suits will see their stocks rise by a percentage point or two. It's a shame to see such a promising idea for a film utterly destroyed by the corporate mindedness of the men in suits at the film studio.
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men in (grey) suits

powerful men within an organization who exercise their influence or authority anonymously.
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