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hiromichi



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:41 am    Post subject: be rolled Reply with quote

What does "you will be rolled" below mean?


“They are setting a tone. It’s important early on to strike terror in the hearts of people in Washington, or else you will be rolled,” said Solomon L. Wisenberg, who was deputy independent counsel in the investigation that led to the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999. “You want people saying to themselves, ‘Man, I had better tell these guys the truth.’”
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:24 pm    Post subject: Re: be rolled Reply with quote

hiromichi wrote:
What does "you will be rolled" below mean?


“They are setting a tone. It’s important early on to strike terror in the hearts of people in Washington, or else you will be rolled,” said Solomon L. Wisenberg, who was deputy independent counsel in the investigation that led to the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999. “You want people saying to themselves, ‘Man, I had better tell these guys the truth.’”


I think it means they will just roll over you, or ignore you and not take it seriously. That's the gist of it anyway. That's my opinion anyway. Maybe there will be someone with another.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lorikeet:
I thank you so much as usual.
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