bull·doze

bull·doze

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  • bull|doze — «BUL DOHZ», transitive verb, dozed, doz|ing. 1. Informal. to frighten, sometimes by violence or threats; bully: »The chairman tried to bulldoze the committee into voting for his proposal. When he tried to bulldoze Jordan s Premier, the Premier… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bull-doze —  Coerce. Succeed by overriding the opposition, e.g. in executing a plan or policy …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bull — bull; bull·beg·gar; bull·ber·ry; bull·dog·ged; bull·dog·ger; bull·dog·gish; bull·dog·gy; bull·doze; bull·doz·er; bull·fist; bull·gine; bull·head·ed·ly; bull·head·ed·ness; bull·ish; bull·ock·ing; bull·pout; chryso·bull; wei·bull·ite; bull·shot;… …   English syllables

  • doze — bull·doze; doze; …   English syllables

  • bulldoze — bull·doze …   English syllables

  • bulldoze — bull|doze [ˈbuldəuz US douz] v [T] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from bull + dose] 1.) to destroy buildings etc with a bulldozer 2.) to push objects such as earth and rocks out of the way with a bulldozer 3.) bulldoze sb into (doing) sth to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bulldoze — bull|doze [ bul,douz ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to clear an area by removing earth, stones, etc. with a bulldozer: Bulldozing began today to make way for the new highway. 2. ) transitive INFORMAL to force someone to do something that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bulldoze — bull•doze [[t]ˈbʊlˌdoʊz[/t]] v. t. dozed, doz•ing 1) civ to clear, move, level, or reshape the contours of with or as if with a bulldozer 2) to coerce; bully 3) to force in the manner of a bulldozer • Etymology: 1875–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • bulldozer — [ byldɔzɛr; buldozɶr ] n. m. • 1927; mot angl. amér. 1 ♦ Engin de terrassement, tracteur à chenilles très puissant. Recomm. offic. bouteur. Abrév. fam. (av. 1950) BULL [ byl ]. 2 ♦ Fig. et fam. Personne décidée que rien n arrête. Cette fille est… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Henry Thomas (Bluesmusiker) — Henry Thomas (* vermutlich 1874; Sterbedatum unbekannt), auch bekannt als Ragtime Texas, war ein früher US amerikanischer Blues Gitarrist. Er gilt als der älteste afro amerikanische Musiker, der eine beachtenswerte Anzahl von Aufnahmen hinterließ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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