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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “wear the trousers”

wear the trousers

UK (US wear the pants) informal
(especially of a woman) to be the person in a relationship who is in control and who makes decisions for both people
(尤指女性)掌权当家,占主导地位
Brian may seem bossy, but I'll tell you it's Lisa that really wears the trousers in that relationship.
布赖恩可能看起来比较专横,但我告诉你,他们两个中真正说了算的是莉萨。
Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of wear the trousers from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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