Idiom of the Day using your authority or using your superior position to overtake someone else’s position. Maybe you are a manager, and you must “pull rank” on an employee who maybe is not doing their job properly. You take over the task and give them a secondary task instead. Sometimes we can joke and “pull rank” and get a bigger slice of cake or move ahead in line. But in general, it is usually not a good idea to “pull rank” unless it is necessary.
When you “pull rank,” you are
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