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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.
See also: bulldoze, through
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: bulldoze, through
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bulldoze

tv. to apply pressure or force to get someone to do something. You think you can bulldoze people into doing what you want!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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All of these projects, he argued, were the casualties of the BRT project, adding that the respective government has to explain how much revenue was extended to the projects that were bulldozed.
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The 50-year-old, who last year stood for election to Gosport Borough Council, Hampshire, was "spoken to" by his party after a post suggesting mosques should be bulldozed was shared on his account.
On the directives of Director General PDA, Additional Assistant Commissioner Basheer Ahmed and Director Vigilance PDA, Najeeb Afridi along with relevant staff bulldozed dozens illegal structures and removed encroachments between GT road to Charsaddda road for smooth flow of traffic.
A POLICE officer has been sacked for tweeting abuse about celebrities and calling for an estate from the TV show Benefits Street where he had policed to be bulldozed with "people still inside it".
RAMALLAH, Jan 9 (KUNA) -- Israeli military forces on Saturday bulldozed house of Muhannad Al-Halabi, who had carried out the first stabbing attack in Jerusalem recently, witnesses said on Saturday.
Homs, SANA-Terrorists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have bulldozed Mar Elian Monastery on the western outskirts of al-Qaryatein city, 85 km from the central city of Homs.
The report also showed that nearly 3,208 acres of land were bulldozed in 2014, compared to 1,853 acres in 2013.
Ramallah, July 2 (Petra)--Israeli occupation forces on Thursday bulldozed Palestinian lands east of Hebron and gave notice of plans to demolish a house and a well east of Yatta.
Jenin: June 12 -- (BNA)-- Israeli occupation authorities bulldozed today (Wednesday: June 12, 2013) two Palestinian homes and one room (under construction) in Eastern Barta'a Village behind the annexation/expansion wall in Jenin province and proclaimed the village as a blocked military zone.
Walker Royall didn't care for the way he was portrayed in Carla Main's 2007 book Bulldozed: "Kelo," Eminent Domain, and the American Lust for Land.
A member of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlement in the village of Al-Walja, Ala Al-Draas said the massive march began this morning in the village towards the area of ??Ain Joaizah where the occupation forces bulldozed agricultural land to favor the completion of the apartheid wall and the settlement expansion, adding that it (the march) showed complete solidarity along with the participation of foreigners.
Residents of Cairns Street and the three others that make up the "four streets" are still at risk of seeing their homes bulldozed to make way for new housing.
A FAMILY firm could go bust after a seven-year legal battle costing pounds 330,000 that will end with a housing development being bulldozed.
The builders moved in and had permission to remove nine; they "accidentally" bulldozed the wrong nine.