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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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On Thursday, Sioux City crews helped property owners fill sandbags as a precautionary measure, he said.
Labour's shadow communities secretary Hilary Benn said: "It is completely wrong that communities that have been badly hit by flooding should have to pay landfill tax to dispose of contaminated sandbags.
Ranjit travelled down to Surrey in a lorry laden with 1,000 sandbags and 10 tons of additional sand, worth more than PS1,000, which was delivered to a depot in Ashford.
The princes built sandbag the Berkshire village of Datchet, close to their old school Eton College.
A helicopter drops giant sandbags into the gap in Llanbedr coast defences yesterday
Graham Harrod, who runs Harrods Newsagents on Clarence Road, said: "Police and the council came quite quickly but it was too late to stop it and there were no sandbags in place to stop it getting in.
The cover can also be disposed of easily, unlike sandbags which need to be disposed of in a waste landfill site as their contents become toxic after use.
Mr McCartney, said: "I've written to the flood prevention team at the Environment Agency about getting access to sandbags.
We will place large sandbags along Local road and Rangsit road along with other measures, so water levels should stabilise and recede," she said.
The pant's leg bottom hem serves as the top of the sandbag.
Because the BCB Sandbagger is collapsable and can be erected in seconds, it speeds up transportation, storage and filling in the "field" where the sandbags are needed.
On Saturday, the Lane County Sheriff's Office and the city of Springfield teamed up with the Corps to give away free sandbags to workshop attendees, once they'd learned how to use them.
FloodSax are a new kind of protection against floods that act in under five minutes, giving faster protection than heavy, outdated sandbags.
Seems as if no one understands that sandbags are to be utilized properly.
The observation post that spiked conflicts earlier this summer was removed but the sandbags were left on the site.