transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [building] demoler*, derribar they bulldozed the rubble into a pile apilaron los escombros con el bulldozer 1.2 (bully, force) [colloquial/familiar] avasallar I was determined not to be bulldozed by her estaba resuelto a no dejarme avasallar por ella to bulldoze sb
intosth/ -ingforzar* a algn aalgo/+ infinitive/infinitivowe were bulldozed into signing nos forzaron a firmar the measure was bulldozed through se consiguió la aprobación de la medida a la fuerza he bulldozed his way into the hall se metió en la sala llevándose a todo el mundo por delanteMore example sentences
- Grant plays George Wade, a millionaire real estate developer determined to bulldoze anything that stands in the way of his company's plans.
- First, he bulldozed French flanker Serge Betsen before forcing his way over the try line with similar ferocity on the hour mark after a period of sustained pressure.
- And I am personally not averse to bulldozing my way towards what I want with any clever approach I can dream up.
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