Gen. McChrystal and his subordinate commanders seem determined to deny the enemy effective use of this tactic.
He had control over even the smallest detail and most likely would have told his subordinate what to do.
I am sure if a man had been accused of shoving a subordinate, the reaction would have been more lenient.
The relationship of subordinate women to powerful men is, as Mandel notes, rooted in centuries of history.
A Treasury official wrote, “the guaranteed loan should not be subordinate to any loan or other debt obligation.”
In most savage religions there is a principal deity to whom the others are subordinate.
What is now maintained is that it is not incidental or subordinate.
Whatever these may be, they are only a subordinate consideration.
Architecture and geometry were subordinate to a literacy-dominated standard.
With them at Scotland Yard are some seventy or eighty subordinate detectives.
"to bring into a subordinate position," 1590s; see subordinate (adj.). Related: Subordinated; subordinating.