I have attempted to locate Mr. bogard, just by calling around this morning, but I haven't been able to run him down yet.
bogard returned from his second expedition, with one prisoner only, whom he also thrust into prison.
And Mr. bogard had come to you as assistant sales manager, to find out the minimum, let us say, of the down payment?
And this conversation you are now relating occurred after bogard had demonstrated the car?
By bogard, Mr. bogard brought the man to my office and I'm sitting like you are and he brought him to the door.
And your recollection at the moment is that bogard was seeking to interest him in a Comet?
Well, Mr. bogard, did you receive a letter from the Commission asking you to appear here?
bogard is pretty tall and it seemed like the fellow was a lot shorter than he was.
And a remark made by Mr. bogard that the customer, whoever he was, had been taken for a demonstration ride by bogard?
bogard, speeding across to take his post beside the Nadia, was struck down before he could get clear of the pouring hornet swarm.
to bully someone into giving something up
He tried to bogart his way in.
probably from Humphrey Bogart, US actor
1969, "to keep a joint in your mouth," dangling from the lip like Humphrey Bogart's cigarette in the old movies, instead of passing it on. First attested in "Easy Rider." The word was also used 1960s with notions of "get something by intimidation, be a tough guy" (again with reference to the actor and the characters he typically played). In old drinking slang, Captain Cork was "a man slow in passing the bottle."
[1960s+ Black; fr the tough roles played in films by Humphrey Bogart]