Whatever they say goes - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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whatever (one) says goes
One has the ultimate authority among a particular group; you must do what one says. I don't care whatever your supervisor said. I'm the boss here, so whatever I say goes. I'm leaving Jane in charge, so whatever she says goes, OK?
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.
References in periodicals archive
They are always the first to state that whatever they say goes
because it is their right as Christians and if we say anything different, we are persecuting them.
Miss Church said: "I think there are a couple of wives who rule the club and whatever they say goes
Some think that whatever they say goes
, and that's absolute rubbish.
Now I believe there are a couple who rule the club and whatever they say goes