In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

The new manager ruled the roost to every one.

A. exercised authority

B. rushed through work

C. got paid very handsomely

D. created good impression

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".