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bestride something like a colossus

Definition of bestride something like a colossus in English:

Totally dominate a place or area of activity: he bestrode French cinema like a colossus the Hapsburg empire had bestrode Europe like a colossus
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  • The Father of the Nation, who once bestrode the world like a colossus, had left us orphaned.
  • Not that he was a formidable figure bestriding the political scene like a colossus.
  • The man who bestrides the sumo world like a colossus has been implicated in match-fixing claims that are rocking Japan's national sport.
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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
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