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And no wonder they despise Obama, who they view as a weakling, a loser, and a pushover.
Assad is no pushover and is not hesitant to use force to maintain his position in power—as his brutal assault on Homs shows.Kofi Annan’s U.N. Mission Is Last-Ditch Push for Diplomacy in Syria|Bruce Jones|March 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How did the president, a noted card player, get pegged as a pushover?
But it also shows the president to be a pushover, with no taste for high-stakes negotiation.
But Serbia, which excelled in qualifying, also proved that it wouldn't be a pushover when the time comes to play Germany.
Of course, him having been places and seen and done things, I was a pushover for him.Hookers|Richard F. Mann
But Frank Brooks wasn't full of knockout drops this time, and with a clear head he was no pushover.Deadly City|Paul W. Fairman