what (someone) says goes

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idiom (1)

: 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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idiom (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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“What (someone) says goes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20%28someone%29%20says%20goes. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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