what does the saying, running rough shot over, mean?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The saying is "riding rough shod" (that is, riding a horse with spiked nails on its shoes) - so figuratively, it means over-riding someone else's wishes or views without any tact or consideration.

    See Bartleby http://www.bartleby.com/81/14544.html

  • simo
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Define Roughshod

  • 3 years ago

    Roughshod Definition

  • jd
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Being in control of something or someone

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