IDIOM OF THE WEEK (금주의 숙어): “pull rank (on one)”

Can you guess the meaning of “pull rank (on one)” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요? 



ANSWER (답):

– to make unfair use of your senior position, authority, etc. in an organization, etc.

SAMPLE SENTENCE (샘플 문장):

“I was really looking forward to going to Rome on business, but then my manager pulled rank on me and said she was going instead.”

IDIOM SOURCE


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