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幅を取る, はばをとる
Expression, Godan verb
1. to take up a lot of space
2. to throw one's weight around, to exercise one's authority
幅を利かせる, 巾を利かせる, はばをきかせる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to throw one's weight around, to exercise one's authority, to make one's presence felt
彼は幅を利かせて何でも自分の思うようにさせる。