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roughshod

(of a horse) shod with rough-bottomed shoes to prevent sliding
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"You can't just ride roughshod over those views - the local authority will stand against you." Cllr Bradley said there were "health issues" with incinerators and objected to any PFI scheme because it tied councils into a facility that could be obsolete before it is paid for.
They need intelligence if they are to act against determined hunting extremists, who think that they have the right not only to ride roughshod over the law but to be cruel to animal.
It's further proof that we follow every single Euro law to the letter, while other countries just ride roughshod over them.
Not only are Land Rovers the vehicle-of-choice forthe horsey set, but - like the Royal Family - they can ride roughshod over anything that stands in their way.
"However, any changes must not give a green light to supermarkets to ride roughshod over legitimate local concerns about large-scale developments."
It calls for nations to ride roughshod over their immigration laws, in order to move non-citizens into jobs.
It would seem that only some people have the financial clout and connections to ride roughshod over the laws of the land.
To support her arguments she resorts to readings and paraphrases that ride roughshod over the sources.
Forty-two have proven invasive enough to ride roughshod over native neighbors.
Educated at Harvard and the University of Chicago, McIntosh has used his establishment credentials to ride roughshod over traditional liberal causes.
Lynn said Americans United intends to cooperate with the Thompson committee, but will not allow the panel to ride roughshod over us.