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bulldoze (one's) way through (something)

To force one's way through some task or thing, especially clumsily and/or carelessly. Don't just bulldoze your way through this assignment—research the data carefully. I bulldozed my way through the obstacle course and ended up skinning both my knees.
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bulldoze into (something)

To aggressively force one's way into some task or thing, especially clumsily and/or carelessly. Don't just bulldoze into this assignment—research the data carefully. I bulldozed into the obstacle course and ended up skinning both my knees.
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bulldoze through (something)

To aggressively force one's way through some task or thing, especially clumsily and/or carelessly. Don't just bulldoze through this assignment—research the data carefully. I bulldozed through the obstacle course and ended up skinning both my knees.
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bulldoze into something

Fig. to move clumsily into something. Don't just bulldoze into me! Watch where you are going! Todd bulldozed into the wall, denting it badly.
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bulldoze through something

Fig. to push clumsily and carelessly through something. Don't just bulldoze through your work! I wish you wouldn't bulldoze through the room.
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bulldoze

tv. to apply pressure or force to get someone to do something. You think you can bulldoze people into doing what you want!
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He has now accepted the homes will be bulldozed because of the problem uncovered by the buyers' solicitors.
Lledrod ward councillor, Dai Evans, said, 'I am very conscious about the way this has been bulldozed through.
Buildings are usually bulldozed under the assumption that it is cheaper to demolish a home than to disassemble it and sell the used materials.
In another area, a developer bulldozed a hiking trail to a streambed canyon at the end of Topanga Canyon and the 118 Freeway.
Under Mayor Schneider's direction, the haunting symbol of Long Branch's downturn was bulldozed to the ground, replaced by a charming Victorian-inspired village.
Perhaps the most inflammatory and counter-productive policy employed by Israeli occupation forces in Palestine is the doctrine of collective punishment, under which families of terrorists have seen their homes bulldozed by IDF troops, and the vacated housing plots are sometimes filled by Israeli settlers or military officials.
Soon after, park officials saw that the family had bulldozed a road leading from its homestead to the town of McCarthy and cleared surrounding parkland.
A FORMER cop claims part of his garden was bulldozed on the orders of bus tycoon Ann Gloag.
Ganzei: In 2000 we used standard planting methods with bulldozed strips 33 feet in width, spaced 100 feet apart with 810 seedlings per acre planted in a line down the middle of the strip from 8-12 inches apart.
Johnson," who, rather than helping to preserve the site, could have quietly bulldozed the fossils into oblivion.
Meanwhile, Gaviotas is planning a course for Guardalavaca, a beach town in the province of Holguin, and Cubalse has the green light to give a face-lift to the former Rovers Club (now the Havana Golf Club), the only course not bulldozed after the revolution.
Once a thriving community of South Africans of different races and religions, its 60,000 residents were forcibly evacuated in the 1960s and their homes bulldozed to the ground.
Authorities stormed the encampment at Minnehaha Park, arrested thirty-six protesters and charged them with trespassing, burned makeshift shelters, and bulldozed the buildings, which were located next to the park.
Glaciation bulldozed the surrounding terrain, with the ice mass splitting around the Hills and leaving them intact.
On the occasion, the protestors demanded of the higher authorities to take notice of the matter and save the historical buildings in Sanjhoro from being bulldozed, otherwise they have threatened to accelerate their protest circle.