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Idiom of the week – Ride roughshod over someone

Posted by englishlessons on September 29, 2014

Definition:

treat someone inconsiderately or harshly

Examples:

Authorities disregarded the law and ran roughshod over the small group of protesters.

The new manager ran roughshod over the people in his department and ignored their concerns and complaints.

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