Значение идиомы throw one’s weight around

[throw one’s weight around] {v. phr.}, {informal} To use one’sinfluence or position in a showy or noisy manner.

John was the starof the class play, and he was throwing his weight around telling thedirector how the scene should be played.

Bob was stronger than theother boys, and he threw his weight around.

Compare: PULL RANK.

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