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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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Gloucester steamrollered their way to Twickenham for the first time since 1990, beating Sale 33-11 with brutal display of pack power.
Livvy were simply steamrollered off the park as Rangers led 2-0 at half-time through strikes by Tore Andre Flo and Claudio Caniggia.
She says public concerns about preserving the site - green belt land either side of the M42 - are being steamrollered into all three planning applications for motorway service stations in the area.
The Cumbrians swept aside Kirkcaldy, Gala and Jed-Forest to reach the final at Selkirk, only to be steamrollered 43- 24 by favourites Kelso.
And Bloods boss Dave Pace said: "We have to admit that we were steamrollered.
2 now meets another Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova who steamrollered countrywoman Anna Chakvetadze 6-1 6-1.
Rather than dodgy war coverage, as Howard Kurtz suggested to Paula Zahn Wednesday on CNN, the media's bigger sin was toeing the government's line for months leading up to the war by suggesting Saddam Hussein's forces would be easily steamrollered.
Ronnie O'Sullivan, who steamrollered all-comers in Group B, will meet Group A runner-up Stephen Hendry tomorrow.
McLeish said: "We have to show mental toughness as anyone could get steamrollered at the Emirates.
DUNFERMLINE boss Davie Hay has warned his side they could be STEAMROLLERED by Rangers if they lose a goal and collapse.
When he prepares to leave for Baghdad (after Iraq has steamrollered Kuwait), he tells his bosses, ``I'm gonna need a (expletive)-load of cash,'' and they merely laugh.