shout down

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silence or overwhelm by shouting

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New York: Hundreds of screaming Filipino boxing fans tried unsuccessfully to shout down their Mexican rivals at the weigh-in for welterweight fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez.
WORKERS who shout down the phone, never offer to make tea and coffee, or bring smelly food into the office for lunch, are among the top bugbears of employees, according to a new study.
It is not fair to expect the drivers to remember to tell passengers where to get off or have to shout down the bus.
Those Tory supporting individuals who did their best to shout down the obvious, pretended that everything would be rosy in the garden, if only you placed your cross in the Tory box.
Campaigner Steve Austin and a colleague from the Justice Not Crisis group tried to shout down the Conservative cabinet member for housing as he attacked their high-profile squatting protest at Balsall Heath.
What is most refreshing about Sustainable Table is that it doesn't shout down from the ivory tower and proclaim a know-it-all stance on the best way to grow food.