Idiom of the Week – Week 30

Each week of 2017 we present an English idiom.

“head honcho”: the most important person (at a company) (very informal)

Example 1:  Most decisions get the final OK by our head honcho.

Example 2:  Our positions are equal, but Richard often acts like he’s the head honcho.

Mindy Ehrhart Krull
About the author

Originally from the US, Mindy Ehrhart Krull holds a master's degree in journalism and has been teaching English and working as an author, editor and proofreader in Germany since 2008.

At DELS, she leads a team of several English trainers and language professionals.

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