Definition of 'big stick'
Example sentences containing 'big stick'
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And even if that weren't the case, as Defence Secretary he carries a mighty big stick with us Americans. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (1990)
Jason knew precisely which deals to make and with whom, where to curry favor and where to carry a big stick. PAINT THE WIND (1990)
Definition of big stick from the Collins English Dictionary
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