sledgehammer


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a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges

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beat with a sledgehammer

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Following the incredible success of Call of Duty: WWII, Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey have decided to transition from their duties at Sledgehammer Games to new executive duties inside Activision," Activision said in a  statement shared by (https://kotaku.
Shop owner John McGowan, 32, who took over last August, said: "They used a sledgehammer to the door.
CCTV footage, passed to Merseyside Police, shows three men using a sledgehammer and a crowbar to smash the front doors of the centre.
Balanly along with the other 235 suspects in the infamous Sledgehammer coup plot case were acquitted on March 31 after a prosecutor asked the Anatolian 4th High Penal Court to acquit the suspects during their retrial.
They smashed up the police car with the sledgehammer and hit the officer over the head, leaving him with serious bruising and multiple cuts.
As part of Sledgehammer, police aim to arrest people who are suspected of being involved in a network of criminal activities, such as money laundering, drugs, fraud and importing counterfeit goods.
The Sledgehammer initiative is a hard hitting campaign kicked off by UK comedian Bill Bailey and aims to increase awareness of prostate cancer and raise funds for research.
Burglars used sledgehammer in bid to break down the front door of house.
The nine-carat belcher necklace, priced at PS14,041, was stolen from Albemarle & Bond on Albany Road after a masked man smashed the shop's window with a sledgehammer.
Kerry said cutting aid is a "dramatic, draconian, sledgehammer approach" to a relationship that really has a lot of interests.
THE Racing Post's David Ashforth will be cracking walnuts with a sledgehammer at 3pm today in Holborn, London, in support of Prostate Cancer UK's Sledgehammer Fund.
The "Hammer Home Your Opinion" ad in each issue shows a guy holding his breath while swinging a sledgehammer.
With little thought for their own safety, the pair dodged a volley of violent sledgehammer swings before grabbing the bag of loot as the men fled empty handed.
Federal's Sledgehammer Solid got a bit of a makeover in 2009, gaining relief grooves around the shank for improved accuracy.
A WOMAN has told how a man accused of murder told her he had hit the victim of the attack with a sledgehammer.