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brass hat

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Definición de brass hat en inglés:

sustantivo

British informal
A high-ranking officer in the armed forces: military brass hats proudly handed out scores of prizes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They are basically trading casualties one-for-one with the regime loyalists which, as any brass hat will tell you, ain't no way to win at counter-insurgency.
  • A small state with limited resources cannot afford to feed the army of bureaucrats and brass hats of the police.
  • The brass hats are furious that an operational matter should be kicked around like a football across the House of Commons chamber.

Origen

late 19th century: so named because of the gilt insignia on the caps of such officers.

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