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Definition of "boss about" []

  • To act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "boss about" in a sentence
  • "But before taking that step, Guidry decided, he would call George Steinbrenner, and try to talk with the boss about his future."
  • "In her work at Manhattan State Hospital, then a warehouse for the seriously disturbed, her approach seemed to consist mostly of talking casually with her patients and battling with her boss about trying to reduce their medication."
  • "Each of the cross-joints in the gingham of beams was adorned with a carved oak boss about a foot square: an ornamental device to create an illusion of seamless timbering."
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