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Throwing his weight around

English Meaning 1

when someone is being bossy / giving orders to look or feel important/powerful - but often with no success

English Example 1

“Did Sam yell at you?  Don’t worry about it, he’s just throwing his weight around today because the CEO is in”

English Meaning 2

English Example 2

“Sarah’s really annoying me today, I think she’s trying to throw her weight around a bit because of her new position”

Translation

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