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my-way-or-the-highway

Definitions

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  • adjective Adjectival form of the phrase my way or the highway.

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Examples

  • But he said the administration's my-way-or-the-highway attitude on proposed changes to pensions and civil service during the past 8 ½ months have fostered ill will, complicating hopes of brokering a deal to help the city budget.

    Unions Balk at Using Fund for Bailout

  • But, like him or not and I would personally prefer not to work for Mr. Piëch, reputation, market share, profitability and shareholder value all increased dramatically under the my-way-or-the-highway style of the good doctor.

    Life Lessons From the Car Guy

  • Before the Twin Towers fell, many New Yorkers had grown weary of the flashes of public anger from the soon-to-be ex-mayor and what critics called Mr. Giuliani's my-way-or-the-highway style of leadership.

    The Mayor

  • But, like him or not and I would personally prefer not to work for Mr. Piëch, reputation, market share, profitability and shareholder value all increased dramatically under the my-way-or-the-highway style of the good doctor.

    Life Lessons From the Car Guy

  • But he said the administration's my-way-or-the-highway attitude on proposed changes to pensions and civil service during the past 8 ½ months have fostered ill will, complicating hopes of brokering a deal to help the city budget.

    Unions Balk at Using Fund for Bailout

  • In each of these instances -- in order to pursue their my-way-or-the-highway brand of governing -- Republicans were forced to rig the rules of the House and completely stifle any chance for bipartisan collaboration that would serve the American people.

    Rep. Louise Slaughter: A Fair Shot, Not a Rigged Game

  • Before the Twin Towers fell, many New Yorkers had grown weary of the flashes of public anger from the soon-to-be ex-mayor and what critics called Mr. Giuliani's my-way-or-the-highway style of leadership.

    Giuliani's 9/11 Lessons Still Fresh

  • ALPA claimed that if the pilots hadn't accepted the my-way-or-the-highway stance of APA the entire merger would have gone down the drain.

    Christine Negroni: Pilots Versus Pilots - Years of Waiting in TWA Lawsuit

  • The right approach to building the broadest possible base of support for Israel (and to make the strongest case for it) is to step back from the combative my-way-or-the-highway approach that can characterize such discussions and to accept that there are legitimate disagreements on policy and strategy across a broad spectrum of political views in the community of Israel supporters.

    Jeremy Ben-Ami: A Final Letter to Alan Dershowitz (for Now)

  • Separation of church and state is a key component to ensuring that America never becomes a "my-way-or-the-highway" society.

    Fran Drescher: The Time for Equal Rights for LGBT Americans Is Now!

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