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Rule the roost 当家作主

今日短语

表达 “rule the roost” 相当于汉语里说的 “当家作主”,指 “在一群人或一家人当中最有权威和影响力、可以作决定的那个人”;这个人通常要作出所有重要的决定。

例句

His girlfriend rules the roost, so he’ll have to check it’s OK with her first.
他的女朋友平时作主,所以他得先和她确认一下这件事。

My mum is always in charge of important decisions. She rules the roost.
一直以来,我妈妈负责作重要的决定。家里她作主。

I always thought Dave ruled the roost in his house, but I think his dog is really in control!
我一直以为戴夫是他家作主的那个人,但我看他的狗才是真正管事的!

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