Meaning of “run roughshod over someone” in the English Dictionary

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"run roughshod over someone" in American English

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run roughshod over someone

also ride roughshod over someone

to act without caring how you will affect someone or something:

He ran roughshod over his employees when he thought they weren't working hard enough.

(Definition of “run roughshod over someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)