roughshod


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roughshod

(of a horse) shod with rough-bottomed shoes to prevent sliding
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Insurance companies are riding roughshod over drivers TREVOR O CLOCHARTAIGHE YESTERDAY
Roughshod are from the community of York-based Riding Lights and spend their time not just in churches but schools, community centres and prisons.
It has run roughshod over communities by ending day centres for the elderly and Sure Start for the young.
Corporate toad Ted Hendricks (Adam Scott) is hired to oversee the "transition" and he rides roughshod over disgruntled staff.
These new proposals will allow developers to ride roughshod over local opinion.
Your article by Tom Bodden (Daily Post, Nov 8) clearly shows that the Labour controlled assembly are once again riding roughshod over the people of Wales.
She said: "This policy is unworkable, misguided and would ride roughshod over local people's views that the council exists to represent.
NHS trusts have been losing money so why is it their managers think they can ride roughshod over everyone else, while taking none of the blame themselves?
Also yesterday, in contrast to what Cameron has said, a justice minister involved in the reform talks insisted there was no "great constitutional crisis about foreign judges trying to ride roughshod over British law".
The centralisation of power in China makes it easy for the government to run roughshod over the people and one can't help but wonder what effect its actions are having on Chinese society.
bar] SIR - It is a great shame indeed that the Vale of Glamorgan council cabinet have decided to ride roughshod over a schoolboy's winning entry to name the new Welsh-medium seed school in Barry, presumably for political reasons.
With the Tories riding roughshod all over the NHS and the country's public services, what is needed right now is a strong opposition.