grey suits

Grey suits
The men in grey suits are people who have a lot of power in business or politics, but aren't well-known or charismatic.

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  • grey suits —    The men in grey suits are people who have a lot of power in business or politics, but aren t well known or charismatic.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • (the) men in (grey) suits — the men in (grey) suits phrase the men who control an organization but whose names are not well known This expression shows that you think people like this are boring or conservative The men in grey suits vetoed the idea. Thesaurus: groups of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) men in grey suits — men in business or politics who have a lot of power and influence although the public does not see them or know about them. As usual, it is the men in grey suits who will decide the future of the industry …   New idioms dictionary

  • men in grey suits — Unseen establishment figures holding the ultimate power in an organization, political party, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑man …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mao Zedong and Sun Yatsen suits — Inspired by military uniform, the fitted jacket with rounded collar and Western trousers of the Sun Yatsen suit (zhongshanzhuang) emerged as an important fashion for young revolutionaries in the 1920s. Mao Zedong adapted the style for the… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • List of gangs in the Grand Theft Auto series — The Grand Theft Auto series of video games features a myriad of fictional gangs and criminal organizations of various ethnicities, histories and activities, which have served as both primary and secondary vehicles in the games plot points, as… …   Wikipedia

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