Definition of 'blunt instrument'
Example sentences containing 'blunt instrument'
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Then it struck me with the force of a blunt instrument.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She had been battered with a blunt instrument.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Yet the scope for our industry to support economic recovery has been jeopardised by the blunt instrument of tax.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But the crisis shows it is better to hit a service with a blunt instrument than no instrument at all.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The law is necessary often but it's a very blunt instrument.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The 26-year-old suspect was allegedly caught hitting his victim over the head with a blunt instrument.The Sun (2008)
Banks have warned that the move would be a blunt instrument and could hit first-time buyers particularly hard.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I used to be a bit of a blunt instrument.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
History suggests that a blunt instrument like this may be effective - but some patients will suffer by not being referred when they should have been.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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