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"I go into the meeting totally prepared and I wind up eating out of his hand."
"This cold front is pushing towards Phoenix, but Phoenix's not having any of it."
'The answer is still no. I may look like a pushover, but I'm not.'
"They rubbed my tummy, chief- I told them everything."
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"Let's face it, Harry...you've got no backbone!"
Tags:snake, snakes, backbone, backbones, no backbone, no backbones, no spine, spine, spines, pushover, pushovers, push over, push overs, bully, bullies, bullying, stand up, standing up, stand up for yourself, standing up for yourself, spat, spats, fight, fights, argument, arguments, wimp, wimps, wimpy
'I give you an inch, Stanley, and you take a MILE. Whatever a mile is?'
Tags:snails, inch, mile, inches, miles, give an inch, take a mile, pushover, greed, greedy, selfish, selfishness, self centered, snail, slug, slugs, perception, perceiving, perceived, mileage, distance, distance covered, husband, wife, marriage, married, taking advantage, arguments, argument, idiom, idioms
"What the hell, sweetheart―if you want it, it's yours!"
Tags:takeover, takeovers, alien, aliens, ufo, ufos, hostile, hostile force, hostile forces, nepotism, hostile takeover, hostile takeovers, pushover, pushovers, parent, parents, parenting, dad, dads, father, fathers, spoiled, spoiled child, spoiled children, kid, kids, princess, princesses, scifi, sci-fi, science fiction
"Rick, here, is totally passive, and you always have to be in control, so I thought you might like each other."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, introductions, introducing, matchmaking, matchmaker, matchmakers, setting up, couple, couples, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, date, dates, dating, blind date, blind dates, red flag, bad sign, passive, pushover, pushovers, control freak, control freaks, control, power, bossy, perfect couple, perfect match, love
"It became clear to me that by responding correctly to certain stimuli, getting this job was a pushover."
Tags:monkey, monkeys, chimp, chimps, bananas, banana, animal testing, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, no show job, no show jobs, incompetent, incompetence, pushover, pushovers, suck up, privilege, privileges, privileged, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses
'You say you're treated like a doormat. Tell me more.'
'Don't ever let them walk on you like that, son.'
"My definition a leader is any human who does exactly as I ask without complaining."
'I'm just a girl who can't say no.' (Woman at a speech therapist).
"To me, a principal is just a teacher with an attitude."
Tags:teacher, teachers, school, schools, corridor, corridors, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, principal, principals, head teacher, head teachers, attitude, attitudes, complain, complaining, back chat, back chatting, gossip, gossips, gossiping, passive, mediocre, pushover, weak minded, strong minded, student, students, discplinarian, disciplinarians
"Here, I've developed a pedometer that keeps track of how many people walk all over you."
"It may look like I'm a pushover but I'm not. It's all part of the healthy negotiation experience. Hicks won't be getting that raise today."
"...and I want you to stop being such a wimp! Don't let people push you around! That's an order!"
On his first date, he was determined to show he was no pushover!
'May I call you 'Wally'?'
'Darling, I don't think that you're qualified to go in there.'
'Stanley, you are so gullible. So let me guess, one of them slid in with the 'everyone else is asleep and I'm scared' routine again, right?'
Honk if you want me to get the hell out of the way.
'...and what makes you think that people always take advantage of you?'