show (someone) who's boss

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Definition of show (someone) who's boss

: to do something that will cause (someone) to recognize one's authority He thinks he can tell me what to do, but I'll show him who's boss.

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“Show (someone) who's boss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show%20%28someone%29%20who%27s%20boss. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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