bulldoze


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bulldoze (one's) way through (something)

To force one's way through some task or thing, especially clumsily and/or carelessly. Don't just bulldoze your way through this assignment—research the data carefully. I bulldozed my way through the obstacle course and ended up skinning both my knees.
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bulldoze into (something)

To aggressively force one's way into some task or thing, especially clumsily and/or carelessly. Don't just bulldoze into this assignment—research the data carefully. I bulldozed into the obstacle course and ended up skinning both my knees.
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bulldoze through (something)

To aggressively force one's way through some task or thing, especially clumsily and/or carelessly. Don't just bulldoze through this assignment—research the data carefully. I bulldozed through the obstacle course and ended up skinning both my knees.
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bulldoze into something

Fig. to move clumsily into something. Don't just bulldoze into me! Watch where you are going! Todd bulldozed into the wall, denting it badly.
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bulldoze through something

Fig. to push clumsily and carelessly through something. Don't just bulldoze through your work! I wish you wouldn't bulldoze through the room.
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bulldoze

tv. to apply pressure or force to get someone to do something. You think you can bulldoze people into doing what you want!
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Mr Woodward, who spent two years renovating the home, said: "I'd sooner bulldoze it than see all my hard work go to waste.
Nagdesisyon na po si Presidente na iparating sa mga smuggler ang mensahe na tapos na ang kanilang mga maliligayang araw, ibu-bulldozer po iyan (The President has already decided to send a message to smugglers that their happy days are over, we will bulldoze those cars)," he said.
Middlesbrough Council has signed up to 'One Planet Living' and yet want to bulldoze a natural woodland.
How the Haltwhistle Partnership's deeply flawed plans to bulldoze the hall and build a new building on its site, in the main street of our attractive and historic market town, ever got as far as they did without anyone consulting Tynedale Council's senior conservation officer is something which Canon Best would perhaps like to explain.
Now under development are courses atop landfills, courses designed to purify waste water from nearby sewage treatment plants and, most common, courses that enhance their natural environment rather than bulldoze it, then keep the grounds in check with the preventative Integrated Pest Management system, which involves careful native plant selection and water management to replace wall-to-wall sprays of pesticides.
At Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico, preserve officials bulldoze or burn thickets in late summer, then flood the area with water from the Rio Grande.
Just bulldoze it when you need to move on," notes Michael A.
Many residents have reported such attacks on their farms and homes in Gaza, where tanks invade and bulldoze land, and soldiers open fire in the area, terrorizing residents and focing them to flee.
ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2009 (Frontier Star): Senate standing committee on fianc and economic affairs has expressed displeasure over non participation by the finance minister Shaukat Tareen in its meeting convened to review the proposed amendment in banking companies ordinance and announced privilege motion will be tabled against him if he tries to bulldoze committee in future.
ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Senate standing committee on fianc and economic affairs has expressed displeasure over non participation by the finance minister Shaukat Tareen in its meeting convened to review the proposed amendment in banking companies ordinance and announced privilege motion will be tabled against him if he tries to bulldoze committee in future.
Middlesbrough Council is putting on a climate change conference because they are a beacon status council for climate change, yet they go out and bulldoze people's woodland, which was a beautiful family woodland.
The pounds 54m regeneration plan to bulldoze the Toxteth streets built by Welsh workers and named after their home towns provoked anger among many residents.
But despite their pleas, planning chiefs from Knowsley approved the proposals to redevelop the hospital and bulldoze the chapel.
Peter Douglas Osborn, Weoley Tory councillor, condemned the decision to bulldoze the house, described by locals as a 'jewel in the crown' of south west Birmingham.