the powers that beidiom

  • ja権力者、上層部、首脳陣
  • enimportant people who have authority or control over others

Examples

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After he finds out that S.H.I.E.L.D. is using the tesseract to make weapons,
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we never see him blindly trusting the powers that be again.
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“For once, we're way ahead of the curve.”
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“By holding a gun to everyone on Earth and calling it protection.”
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We see the criminal justice system fail to prioritize justice at every level.
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And so, neglected by the system and ignored by the powers that be,
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Andy decides to help himself and his fellow prisoners on his own.
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Then in season 3,
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we learn that Rick wasn’t actually sacrificing himself for his family,
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he was just doing the usual -
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“You came to rescue them.”
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“I came to kill you, bro.
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That’s not even my original Summer.”
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“Oh my god, he’s not bluffing.”
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trying to disrupt the powers that be
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by making supposedly meaningful things meaningless.
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“Watch closely as Grandpa topples an empire by changing a 1 to a 0.”
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If Vision finally became effectively human in that moment, the fact that Thanos used
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the Time Stone to undo Scarlet Witch's efforts and kill him himself is even more devastating.
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Ultimately, if the powers that be decide to rebuild Vision, it could potentially undermine
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his whole story arc, and diminish much of the meaning behind his death.