He had advanced at first, but stopped at the sight of this display of force
Display of force
and some tough actions are needed there," he said.
"The defendant came in with two weapons and lined up some plastic water bottles against the wall and started firing pellets from an air pistol which penetrated the skirting board." He then fired the other weapon in an unwelcome "display of force
" which was described by the prosecution as "extremely frightening and intimidating."
Some questioned if such a display of force
was needed - but try saying that to locals.
The reliance on and display of force
by police has often ended up in encounters.
Angelo Kouame, Ateneo's center from Ivory Coast, was on his usual monster performance and finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds, while 12 of his teammates made their way to the score sheet in a powerful display of force
as the Blue Eagles harnessed themselves for the Final Four with a front-running 12-win and two-loss card.
Last Thursday, China's Defense Ministry also slammed Washington's flyover of B-52 long-range, strategic bombers over the South China Sea, calling the display of force
nothing short of "provocative".
In the privately-owned Al-Watan newspaper, Emad El-Din Adeeb commented on the strikes on Syria, saying that each party--the US, Britain, and France--had its own motive, while the outcome was "a display of force
" allowed by Russia under the claim that it was "contained."
The Israeli display of force
and diplomatic messages likely led to the project's termination while it was still in its infancy, although it's reasonable to assume from Monday's reports that the Iranians didn't give it up and simply moved it somewhere else in Lebanon.
The AC-130 gunship is a devastating display of force
Pradera Verde lost a round for the first time in the PAL Ladies Interclub on Friday, but it was hardly enough to put a dent on what had been a clinical, overpowering display of force
at Cebu Country Club here.
Military officials from New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Britain are holding exercises in the South China Sea this month in the latest display of force
aimed at telling Beijing to back off on its claims to the disputed territory, one of the world's most important shipping routes.
The display of force
is designed to show President Vladimir Putin that "Nato forces are lined up in Europe", said a Whitehall source.
"The degree of shock and awe of the political power that these companies can bring to bear against opponents has to be part of what they want to show, because it is such a public display of force
," said Rick Claypool, research director for Public Citizen, a consumer watchdog group.