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How to use strong-arm in a sentence
While these strong-arm tactics have been criticized by some, the governor enjoys strong support from the local population.
Jamie Dettmer recalls long lunches with the Iron Lady at the Savoy Hotel—the whisky, the flirting, and the strong-arm tactics.
So why does the GOP think it can strong-arm the president into compromising on entitlements without first giving in on taxes?Michael Tomasky on How Obama Shouldn’t Back Down Vs. the GOP | Michael Tomasky | November 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The government has overcharged in this case,” he said, “to strong-arm a plea from my client.Bradley Manning Awaits Army’s Decision on Whether to Court-Martial Him | Denver Nicks | December 22, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
But author Rula Jebreal says the strong-arm tactics cannot thwart a people committed to his ouster.
He argued that coercion was necessary; that crime could not be put down in Ireland but by the strong arm of the law.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Lady Margaret was her father's only heir; but she was far away, and a man with a strong arm was needed in that troubled seigneury.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
When we crossed the equator, a committee of strong-arm men baptized those of the passengers who had never before crossed the line.In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
Aubrey and the bunch are talking about making a strong-arm squad around me for protection.My Wonderful Visit | Charlie Chaplin
Saturninus was the first of the Roman politicians to rely as a regular practice upon "strong-arm methods" to carry elections.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis
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