be a force to be reckoned with

be a force to be reckoned with

To be strong, powerful, or difficult to defeat. They say the young boxer is a force to be reckoned with, so I'm betting he'll win the match tonight. The attorney may look petite and meek, but she's a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom.
See also: force, reckon

be a force to be reckoned with

if an organization or person is a force to be reckoned with, they are very powerful The Scottish team's performance last month shows that they are once again a force to be reckoned with.
See also: force, reckon
References in periodicals archive ?
Together, this alliance will be a force to be reckoned with in the wholesale power marketing arena in the Northeast.
WES YORK is confident Wrexham will be a force to be reckoned with when everything finally gels.
Full browser ?