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  ( bosses    plural & 3rd person present)   ( bossing    present participle)   ( bossed    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   Your boss is the person in charge of the organization or department where you work.  
usu with supp, oft poss N  
He cannot stand his boss..., Occasionally I have to go and ask the boss for a rise.     
2       n-count   If you are theboss in a group or relationship, you are the person who makes all the decisions.  
INFORMAL   usu the N in sing  
He thinks he's the boss.     
3       verb   If you say that someone bosses you, you mean that they keep telling you what to do in a way that is irritating.   (=order around)  
We cannot boss them into doing more...      V n prep/adv  
`You are not to boss me!' she shouted.      V n  
      Boss around, or in British English boss about, means the same as boss., phrasal verb  
He started bossing people around and I didn't like what was happening.      V n P, Also V P n (not pron)  
4    If you are your own boss, you work for yourself or make your own decisions and do not have anyone telling you what to do.  
be one's own boss      phrase   V inflects  
I'm very much my own boss and no one interferes with what I do.      boss around   , boss about  
    boss 3  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


      n   administrator, big cheese     (slang, old-fashioned)   chief, director, employer, executive, foreman, gaffer     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   governor     (informal)   head, kingpin, leader, manager, master, Mister Big     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   numero uno     (informal)   overseer, owner, superintendent, supervisor, torchbearer  
      vb   administrate, call the shots, call the tune, command, control, direct, employ, manage, oversee, run, superintend, supervise, take charge  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

boss          [2]  
      n   knob, nub, nubble, point, protuberance, stud, tip  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron
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