13 English Expressions To Describe Your Boss At Work – Learn English Expressions for Work [Video 5]

Would you like to talk about your boss and the things he does at work using idiomatic expressions to express yourself better? How can you describe your boss using idiomatic expressions in English? Here are 10 English Expressions related to your boss and how he treats you at work

Crack The Whip
Threatening people to make them work harder

In The Driver’s Seat       
To be in control and make important decisions

The Ball Is In Your Court
A way to tell someone that they now have control and need to make a decision

Breathe Down Someone’s Neck
Watch people very closely or constantly telling them to do things

Separate Sheep From Goats
Examining people to decide which are good and which are bad

Shoot Something Down             
Telling someone that their idea or proposal can’t be completed

Give Someone The Thumbs Down         
Letting someone know that you do not like what they did

Give Someone The Thumbs Up
Giving someone approval and letting them know that you like what they did

Give Someone A Pat On The Back          
Telling someone that they did a good job

Give Someone Free Rein
Allow someone to make decisions and call the shots

Talk Someone Out Of Something           
To persuade someone not to do something

Talk Someone Into Something 
Persuade someone to do something they don’t want to do

Twist Someone’s Arm   
Force someone to do something that they do not want to do

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