because I said so

When parents tell their children what to do, the children don't always obey. Sometimes they ask their parents why they have to do something:

A: Go to your room!

B: Why?

Sometimes parents get annoyed that their child isn't obeying them, so they answer with this phrase:

Because I said so!

This means that the child is supposed to obey and not ask questions.

This phrase appears in these lessons: