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sandbag

1. tv. to force someone to do something. I don’t want to have to sandbag you. Please cooperate.
2. tv. to deceive someone; to fool someone about one’s capabilities. Don’t let them sandbag you into expecting too little.

self-propelled sandbag

n. a U.S. Marine. (Persian Gulf War.) Those guys are just self-propelled sandbags. They are fearless.
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Upp Technology consultant Carlos Guevara also volunteered, sandbagging for about 12 hours over three days at the Fargodome after putting in full workdays at BCBSND, where he's a Linux systems administrator.
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The five other sandbagging machines are available to help other communities or counties.
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For information regarding sandbagging, call Terri Maus, director of the Department of Field Services, at (805) 286-4185.
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To protect your home from the bottom, consider sandbagging to dam rainwater and mud, Haskell said.