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Another area of concern has been the use of heavy-handed tactics when payments are missed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The heavy-handed treatment of his opponent is likely to undermine public support for a deeply unpopular regime. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this heavy-handed treatment of two harmless bird lovers was way over the top. The Sun (2011)His team were more than a little heavy-handed. The Sun (2010)The security forces are notorious for using heavy-handed tactics to keep the peace. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The paradox is that his heavy-handed tactics risk provoking one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The heavy-handed tactics came after they had already wrestled the man to the ground. The Sun (2010)Older officers are wary of such heavy-handed tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many are angry with the army for using heavy-handed tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The issue is the heavy-handed approach of certain individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their pursuit and imprisonment by heavy-handed police. The Sun (2015)He criticised police for being heavy-handed and said that he planned to make an official complaint. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Unite had used similar heavy-handed tactics to those the party leader had insisted he was determined to consign to the past. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I used to think that this represented a callous and heavy-handed approach the problem. Christianity Today (2000)Hence the heavy-handed police tactics of dawn raids, ripped up floorboards and the like. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Your neighbour will be annoyed by this heavy-handed approach, but the situation will be completely clear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The nice fluid football has been replaced by a more physical, heavy-handed approach. The Sun (2015)It will not work, this heavy-handed approach to social engineering. The Sun (2015)In the Nineties heyday of raves police were slammed for their heavy-handed approach. The Sun (2014)Its heavy-handed sales tactics prompted the pharmaceutical industry's regulatory watchdog to make a ruling of unethical behaviour against it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's all a little heavy-handed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The demonstrations were triggered by a heavy-handed police intervention against a small sit-in protest against the destruction of a park to make way for a shopping mall. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some protesters sat in the street and resisted peacefully, but as crowds swelled there were complaints that the police were getting heavy-handed and punches were thrown. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Übersetzungen für heavy-handed
Britisches Englisch: heavy-handed ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone's behaviour is heavy-handed, you mean that they are too forceful or too rough.
...heavy-handed police tactics.
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