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bully boy

Translation of bully boy in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • A spokesman for the FBU said: ‘There was spontaneous action by individual firefighters angered at the bully-boy tactics of local managers.’
    • Irish Ferries, if successful with their bully-boy tactics, will serve as a precedent for every unscrupulous employer to force down wages in a race to the bottom.
    • This would be an alternative more mature and sustainable than its bully-boy tactics.

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