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coach (someone) for (something)

To help someone to prepare for something. My daughter struggles with public speaking, so I coached her for the debate.
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drive a coach and horses through (something)

To expose the flaws in something, such as a statement, argument, or belief. Primarily heard in UK. The suspect had said he wasn't there that night but then drove a coach and horses through that idea with today's contradictory statement.
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coach someone for something

to train or drill someone in preparation for doing something. Elliott coached his roommate every night for the contest. Juan coached Alice for the play.
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drive a coach and horses through something

Fig. to expose weak points or "holes" in an argument, alibi, or criminal case by [figuratively] driving a horse and carriage through them. (Formal. Emphasizes the large size of the holes or gaps in the argument.) The barrister drove a horse and carnage through the witness's testimony. The opposition will drive a coach and horses through the wording of that government bill.
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drive a coach and horses through something

mainly BRITISH
If you drive a coach and horses through an agreement or an established way of doing something, you destroy it or change it completely. The judgment appeared to drive a coach and horses through the Hague agreement. Ministers are driving a coach and horses through the plans.

drive a coach and horses through

make something entirely useless or ineffective. British
An early example of this idiom is found in this statement by the Irish lawyer Stephen Rice ( 1637–1715 ): ‘I will drive a coach and six horses through the Act of Settlement’. Early versions of the phrase also refer to a space big enough to turn a coach and six (or four ) (i.e. horses) in, but the context, following Rice's declaration, is very often that of rendering a law or regulation ineffective.
1997 Spectator A coach and horses was driven through one of the guiding principles of American statecraft.
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drive a coach and ˈhorses through something

succeed in avoiding certain rules, conditions, etc. in an obvious and important way, without being punished: The wage increase we’ve been given is three times the government’s limit. We’ve driven a coach and horses right through their pay policy.

roach-coach

n. a mobile snack truck. (The term was revived in the Persian Gulf War.) The roach-coach pulled up in front of the dorm every night about eleven.
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146) See Coacher, supra note 24, at 178 (concluding that the SCA is not applicable to e-mail service provided by the Air Force to its Airmen and civilian employees).
Lieutenant Colonel Coacher compared this guidance to placing a size "2007" foot into a "1980" shoe, which is difficult to do and requires a lot of "wiggling" to accomplish.
17) For a more detailed discussion of the interplay of MRE 401, MRE 402, and impeachment by contradiction, see Gilligan & Imwinklreid, supra note 10, at 811-16, and Moody & Coacher, supra note 1, at 183.
Based on these findings, coachers might consider and capitalize on students' responsibility goals in the athletic classes.
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Under TQM, manager's priorities are reordered, their decision making and control functions contract and their role as consultants and coachers grows.
Where does sport psychology fall here, and where do the sport managers, coachers, owners, players, and fans fall?
In sports, he was founder and president of the Tuscarawas Tennis Association and member of the Ohio Tennis Coachers Association, North East Ohio Tennis Association, and United States Tennis Association.
Coachers - high concern with task/low concern with relationships.
plans, working closely with local professional service providers to draft local policy recommendations on promotion of Roma/Egyptian entrepreneurship as well as acting as coach of R/E coachers in three regions.
For investigating significant level of "t" tested at [alpha] = 0/05 are used deductive analytic, regarding to the mean (3/08) that larger than hypothetical mean (3) so can be resulted cases like as giving valuable services to the customers have desirable effects on the sports of capitals, decrease of capitals, sports' problems, publishing the information about customers' feedback (such as satisfactions and complaints) investing on the needs of coachers and athletes by resistant efforts to satisfy them, achieving data easily, getting correct answers from authorities, not having unfair rules to the other customers.
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