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to call the shots

Submitted by ϕιλομαθής on Sun, 15/07/2018 - 15:18

Meanings of "to call the shots"

English

to be in control or to give orders

Example: The lawyer tried to take control of the courtroom, but the judge reminded him that it is the judge who calls the shots.

Explained by ϕιλομαθής on Sun, 15/07/2018 - 15:18
Explained by ϕιλομαθής
Russian

распоряжаться; командовать.

Explained by St. Sol on Sun, 15/07/2018 - 21:41
Explained by St. Sol

"to call the shots" in lyrics

Paola Foka - Drug

My mother had told me so
To call the shots.

Madonna - Some Girls

I got you begging 'baby please'

Some girls want to call the shots
come first, wanna be on top

Crystal Lake - Dreamcatcher

so let's burn op the sky
to the stars with all i've got
now its time to call the shots
to the stars

Ásgeir - On That Day

On that day, you don't get to call the shots that way
You don't get to call the shots that way
You don't get to call the shots that way

Queen - Rain Must Fall

With property and finance
But you have the position
To call the shots and name the price honey
You found success and recognition