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my-way-or-the-highway

Definitions

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

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

  • I see it more from Hillary supporters who seem to feel it is an affront to women if she is not allowed to manipulate the system, but there are those (possibly myself included) who would strongly consider not voting for her due to her my-way-or-the-highway attitude and relentless pursuit of things by any means possible including lies and moving goalposts.

    Obama, Clinton supporters both say Clinton attacking unfairly

  • Rahm was often the one—in the Clinton White House, the House of Representatives, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and now the Obama White House—who made things happen, not with my-way-or-the-highway commands but with a relentless demand for action before his attention turned elsewhere.

    THE PROMISE

  • Coming from this kind of intolerant, my-way-or-the-highway perspective makes every other atheist look like an arrogant jerk.

    Can you love God and feminism? - Feministing

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