Значение идиомы wear the trousers

[wear the trousers] or [wear the pants] {v. phr.}, {informal} Tohave a man’s authority; be the boss of a family or household.

Mr. Wilson is henpecked by his wife; she wears the trousers in thatfamily.

Mrs. Jones talks a lot but Mr. Jones wears the pants intheir house.

Compare: RULE THE ROOST.


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Гарри поттер на английском с переводом.