Meaning of “he who pays the piper calls the tune.” in the English Dictionary

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"he who pays the piper calls the tune." in British English

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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

(Definition of “he who pays the piper calls the tune.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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