The question An idiom for using power of position to get things done looks clear and provides a sample sentence where to use the expression requested. It got four decent answers and a few upvotes, so why was it deleted?
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It is not nepotism as nepotism is possible because they use their power and it is use their power which I want to replace.
Example situation would be getting into someplace by force, like a concert, restaurant or other event.
Another example would be delaying a plane because they can't make it on time.
The politician often ______ and people aren't pleased.
I need a verb idiom only.