what (someone) says goes

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: people have to do what (someone) requires or demands What she says goes. She's the boss.

what someone says goes

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Definition of what someone says goes (Entry 2 of 2)

used to say that everyone else has to do what a person tells them to do She's the boss. What she says goes!

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