So you see, the man is the top dog in a case like this, my dear, and he can compel the woman to obey him.
Lucilla, as Jeckie well knew, had long been top dog in the Grice menage.
He's got to believe he's top dog, or else he folds and quits.
Go back on my hand-shake, just to be top dog and get the bones!
All I know is that we are top dog, and everything will pan out all right ...