Hit out at; Have angered the suits - Tradução em português

Hence the negative atmosphere that has spread over the country since last year, when Fifa finally lost its cool and openly criticised the hosts for missing deadlines galore. Football's ruling body hit out at the refusal by the Brazilian government to approve a series of laws, aimed specifically at the event, which were finally approved by the Brazilian congress last Wednesday, more than two years after the original agreement. The authorities have angered the suits in Zurich further with blatant attempts to exploit the tournament politically through promises such as offers of ticket-price concessions that could guarantee students and senior citizens half-price entry to the matches.

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Thomas 7 60 288
to hit out at = to attack, to strike

suits = managers, the administrators, someone who does not wear a uniform, non-players
This term is often used by the police to mean "the detectives, the administrators". Detectives wear suits, not uniforms.
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