Examples of pushover



And, the word “diehard” has two negative parts but turns out to be positive compared to its antonym “pushover“.

A pushover is meaningless and leads to no result.

Why is he such a pushover when it comes to defending the 17 million people who depend on benefits?

If they think that we are a bit of a pushover, the negotiation will continue placidly for a year or even more.

I hope that it will be a genuine one, and not merely a “pushover” for today’s debate, as someone has suggested.

We know that it will be a pushover.

No one should think they are a pushover, because they are not.

We are not, nor will we be, anyone’s pushovers.

We do not want some sort of bureaucratic pushover for the inquiry.

Far from it; they have let the country become a total pushover for everybody else’s high-tech exports.

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Labour, if in power at the time of the conclusion of the intergovernmental conference, will adopt a constructive approach but will not be a pushover.

We are not a pushover in this part of the world.

For once the teachers have organised themselves into a solid, like-thinking phalanx with no thought whatsoever of this being a pushover for the employers.

He is a right old pushover.

It will never be a pushover.

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Translations of pushover

in Chinese (Traditional)

易做的事, 易被人說服(或影響、擊敗)的人…

in Chinese (Simplified)

易做的事, 易被人说服(或影响、击败)的人…

in Spanish

ser pan comido, presa fácil, incauto…

in Portuguese

ser moleza…

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in Italian

orang, dsb., yang mudah dikalahkan…

người dễ thuyết phục, việc dễ làm…

orang yg mudah terpengaruh…

leicht zu beeinflussender Mensch…

(avversario non temibile), (partita facile)…

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