Synonyms of call the shots in English:

call the shots


See definition of call the shots

phrase

1‘directors call the shots and nothing happens on set without their say-so’

SYNONYMS

be in charge, be in control, be in command, be the boss, be at the helm, be in the driving seat, be at the wheel, be in the saddle, pull the strings, hold the purse strings

informal run the show, rule the roost

British informal wear the trousers