what someone says goes

Definition of what someone says goes

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

Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

sayplay says
  1. :  to express in words :  state

    :  to state as opinion or belief :  declare

    :  utter, pronounce

  1. :  something that is said :  statement

    :  an expression of opinion

    :  a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. :  about, approximately

    :  for example :  as

goes
  1. : present tense third-person singular ofgo

    : plural ofgo


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