steamroller


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steamroller

tv. to force something to be approved; to force something to happen. He plans to steamroller this bill through Congress, but it just won’t work.
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The man, aged 52, said prosecution, was spotted driving the steamroller at 6.
Beginning in June, PBS stations nationwide will be broadcasting "Mannheim Steamroller 30/40 Live".
The society couldn't store it indoors so it always rusted, but we have a new shed so will be able to store the steamroller inside.
The Aveling and Porter Ltd steamroller number 151 travelled at a snail's pace through the city centre - hitting a maximum speed of 3mph.
While Mannheim Steamroller first achieved fame for its Christmas albums, Friday's program was a retrospective of the band's "Fresh Aire" recordings, spanning more than 30 years and eight separate albums that focus on such themes as nature, mythology, mysticism and the universe.
His partners, drummer Geoff Paton and bassist Nick Thieneman, act as a steamroller of a rhythm section who anchor the pulse-pounding ferocity unleashed by their group.
The team is like a huge steamroller and in a few minutes we can destroy our rivals.
Herms reveals something similarly horrific in the semiautobiographical Alcove of Beginnings, 1979, a sculpture composed of three hinged vertical sheets of plywood covered with, among other things, an earlier stab at AbEx painting, a photo of a cat run over by a steamroller suspended in a wooden contraption (a ready made photo of a readymade), and old documentary photos of mental patients arranging a variety of everyday objects.
A 41-year-old woman who lost a leg when she became trapped under a steamroller remains critical but stable in hospital.
She said: "I compare it to a steamroller which hits you harder than you have ever been hit in your life.
Remember the Mannheim Steamroller recordings of the '70s?
If you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the pavement," said lay Feiertag, Asset Manager - Corporate properties with Fleet Bank.
The back-to-back wins would create a steamroller that would crush the inexperienced rivals that dared to challenge the Dole machine.
If the Republican steamroller keeps rolling, Gingrich's innovation may become a model for future House management.