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he who pays the piper calls the tune.

saying
said to emphasize that the person who is paying someone to do something can decide how it should be done
Translations of “he who pays the piper calls the tune.”
in Chinese (Traditional) 誰是老闆誰說了算。/財大者氣粗。…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谁是老板谁说了算。…
(Definition of he who pays the piper calls the tune. from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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