by sheer force

by sheer force одной только силой

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • sheer force — index main force Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • force — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 physical strength, power or violence ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, great, terrible, tremendous ▪ full, maximum ▪ brute …   Collocations dictionary

  • sheer — 01. The rock climber was able to go up a [sheer] wall of rock using only the most basic equipment. 02. Drinking and driving is [sheer] stupidity, and it puts others needlessly at risk. 03. The woman was wearing a [sheer] black nightgown with… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • force — force1 [ fɔrs ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical strength ▸ 2 group of police, etc. ▸ 3 influence ▸ 4 scientific effect ▸ 5 military ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount physical strength or violence: They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • force */*/*/ — I UK [fɔː(r)s] / US [fɔrs] noun Word forms force : singular force plural forces 1) a) [uncountable] physical strength, or violence They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest. by force: The army took control of the region… …   English dictionary

  • sheer power — index main force Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Sheer draught — Draught Draught, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See {Draft}, n., {Draw}.] 1. The act of drawing or pulling; as: (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • force — force1 W1S3 [fo:s US fo:rs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(military)¦ 2¦(military action)¦ 3¦(violence)¦ 4¦(physical power)¦ 5¦(natural power)¦ 6¦(organized group)¦ 7¦(strong influence)¦ 8¦(powerful effect)¦ 9 join/combine forces (with somebody/something) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • force — 1 noun 1 MILITARY a) (C) a group of people who have been trained to fight in a war: forces loyal to President Aquino | a highly efficient fighting force b) the forces the army, navy, and air force: Both her sons are in the forces. c) (U) military …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Force — Recorded as Force, Fores, Forss, Farce and Forcer, this is an English medieval surname. It is however of French origins, probably being introduced into England after the Norman Invasion of 1066. It is occupational and describes a sheep shearer or …   Surnames reference

  • sheer — adj. Sheer is used with these nouns: ↑abundance, ↑accident, ↑agony, ↑amazement, ↑annoyance, ↑arrogance, ↑beauty, ↑bliss, ↑boredom, ↑bravado, ↑breadth, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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