Student or Learner
I am a Chinese
could you please tell me
what does the sentence of the BBC's article (as below) mean :
(A host of military figures are honoured from the top brass down)-2010 06 13 on B B C uk news
each word of the sentence I do understand but the really meaning of the whole sentence I am not able to make out ,can anybody tell me?
Definition of top brass noun from Cambridge Dictionary Online: Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus
'from the top brass down' means from the highest military rank to the lowest military rank.