whatever (one) says goes

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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?
See also: goes, say, whatever

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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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.