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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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However, the surface morphology of the head of dung beetle was selected for modification of bulldozing plates and mouldboard plough surfaces.
London, ON -- Pro-life, pro-family MP Pat O'Brien, who stood up to Prime Minister Paul Martin's bulldozing of same-sex "marriage" through Parliament, has announced he will be leaving politics.
The resistance of soil to bulldozing plates made of the aforementioned materials was measured on bulldozing resistance testing equipment.
They say bulldozing it is essential to their plans.
Planners used to feel that the only way to fight urban blight was by bulldozing old buildings and creating new ones," she said.
Department of Justice may soon file a lawsuit against a group known as the Pilgrim family for bulldozing a 14-mile road in Wrangell-St.
Umramzi al-Qurimi, a 42-year-old Palestinian woman, told a reporter about fleeing her home in a refugee camp after Israeli soldiers started bulldozing it.
He gestures to a copy of a famous photo of Che and Fidel, both bearded and dressed in trademark guerrilla fatigues, playing a final round of golf before the bulldozing commenced.
Through creative zoning and tax strategies, most cities could accomodate huge population increases and still improve the quality of residents' lives "without bulldozing another square meter of forest or farmland for the next two decades," Lowe contends.
This diversion was less expensive than bulldozing the buildings and sending them to the landfill.
While talking to newsmen, the local people recorded a protest demonstration against the concerned authorities for bulldozing their homes without issuing any notice to them.
According to Roque, the bulldozing of smuggled luxury cars will now be government policy.
Hebron/ PNN/ Several Israeli military jeeps and bulldozers invaded, Sunday, Palestinian lands in Kharsa area, south of Dura town, southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, and started bulldozing them to install a military tower.
Eyewitnesses confirmed that several Israeli bulldozers and military vehicles advanced to the East of Beit Hanoun town, Northern Gaza Strip, where they conducted bulldozing operations in the area, PIC reported.
Three bulldozers, under the protection of Israeli military tanks, crossed 300 meters into the camp, bulldozing land and setting up sand barricades as they fired at farmers who were at the scene.