v.metabe the head of the family; rule the roost; keep house; manage household affairs
As an ancient saying goes in China, one has to keep house to know the price of rice and firewood.
She is a good housewife.
It's quite clear who wears the trousers in his family.
v.play the leading role
- "当" and "家" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
She did not realize the hardships until she started to manage the household affairs.
If you never manage the household affairs, you will not know how hard it is.
When did you start to be in charge of the family?