run roughshod

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Related to run roughshod: On a par, hold off, come in handy, run interference
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: roughshod - treat inconsiderately or harshly
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
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Most of the attention will be on the top seed KaTropa as they are favored to run roughshod over the eighth seeded Alaska Aces in the 4:30 p.m.
In remarks at the release of the 2018 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom (IRF), Pompeo said that "effective immediately, each of these two offices will report directly to the under secretary for civilian security, democracy, and human rights." On the report, Pompeo stressed that 2018 "unfortunately, was far from perfect," where the report "exposes a chilling array of abuses committed by oppressive regimes, violent extremist groups, and individual citizens." "For all those that run roughshod over religious freedom, I'll say this: The United States is watching and you will be held to account," he remarked.
'Indeed, the Tulfos of this world seem to have found the perfect niche within the infrastructure of a government that has established itself as the foremost purveyor of disinformation and has run roughshod over most, if not all, our people's basic rights and liberties,' the group added, while noting that Erwin 'outshone the rest' to the extent of getting the attention of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).
Cartels that have taken over and run roughshod over everyone else must be demolished.
Banks blends supernatural mystery with workplace comedy in a ribald romp that threatens to run roughshod over shy, beta-hero Kester.
The department, under the leadership of Secretary Ryan Zinke, has shown a troubling tendency to run roughshod over environmental concerns and protections.
Enable moved ahead of Winter for the first time as the pair of three-year-old fillies continue to run roughshod over their elders.
Saudis are not sentimental for the past, but that does not mean that they will sit quietly and allow Shiite militias in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen run roughshod over Sunni communities.
When Prohibition came to Michigan it allowed a group of Detroit thugs to run roughshod over even the likes of Chicago's Al Capone.
Notions of martyrdom and jihad run roughshod over the logic that allowed the United States and the Soviet Union to pass half a century perched, more or less stably, on the brink of Armageddon.
This is an example why UKIP and their representatives are present in the chamber to try to hold this body to account, otherwise we fear they will run roughshod over our rights and wishes.