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5 phrases found for the topic Brute Force

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Phrase: Not to harm / hurt a fly

Meaning: It is used to refer to someone who is not violent at all, who is harmless:
Do not worry about that lioness. She would not harm a fly. She is my friend.
I do not think that Mr Evans is capable of doing such a thing. He would not hurt a fly.

Date: 2017-11-22 00:39:35

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Phrase: Armed to the teeth

Meaning: Someone who carries a lot of weapons, arms: We saw a couple of women armed to the teeth, and we hid behind a bush. Fortunately for us, they did not see us.

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Phrase: On the warpath

Sent by Tony Western

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Phrase: The big stick

Meaning: The use of brute force, or the act of threatening someone or something weaker.

Examples:
The police used the big stick to reduce the demonstrators.
That ruler seemed to be a nice person, but carried a big stick.
There are politicians that wave the big stick in the name of democracy.

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Phrase: Violence never solved anything

Sent by Al Cantsay

Email: aprelideli@yahoo.com

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