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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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The town administration had directed the owners of all ramshackle houses to demolish their buildings which were affected by October 26 earthquake aimed to avoid any misshape, however when the owners started bulldozing the upper portion of the house.
He said that bulldozing a religious site that had been standing unharmed since the 5th century AD shows how far ISIS has gone with its criminal acts, and that the fact that such an act occurred in the 21st century is unimaginable.
The Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) reported that a large Israeli occupation army contingent stormed into the Village from all directions and declared the Village a blocked military zone and began demolishing and bulldozing both homes.
And in the last two years they have started bulldozing hundreds of houses in Grove Hill.
The inhabitants have launched protest campaign against what they called unlawful bulldozing and alleged CDA of taking a huge amount as a forced tax monthly.
Head of Qalandia village council, Yousef Awad, said that the razing process is going very fast and is destroying a lot of land, indicating that the villagers had confronted the soldiers and bulldozers, however, they continued bulldozing. He called for an intervention to stop the bulldozing that targets the village's land.
Bethlehem, Sha'ban 26, 1432, Jul 27, 2011, SPA - The Israeli Occupation Forces arrested today seven people including five foreigners who joined them in a march that started from the village of Al-Walja, the north-west of Bethlehem to protest the bulldozing of agricultural land in the village.
The surfaces of bulldozing plates and mouldboard ploughs were modified according to the surface morphology of dung beetle.
BIKE fanatics have slammed the bulldozing of a famous city BMX track used by scores of enthusiasts.
Council officers had suggested bulldozing The Groves and using the land to build houses which could go towards meeting the quota of new homes needed in the coming years.
The Government was hell-bent on bulldozing through savage social welfare cuts and only a bunch of wobbly independents stood in its way.
It follows the bulldozing of a seven-year-old Sandbanks house to make way for four detached properties.
I must reply to the article dated January 24, regarding the bulldozing of Taff and Crescent Street, Merthyr Vale.
Bulldozing through rubble and building debris can do some real damage to the excavator's drive wheels, belt guides, scraper bars and drive belts.
Along city streets some contractors are bulldozing oaks and other trees with hanging debris rather than take the time to manage them.