come on strong


come on strong
come on strong (informal)
To speak or act forcefully or aggressively
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Main Entry:come
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come on strong see under ↑come
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Main Entry:strong

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come on strong informal phrase
to express yourself in a very determined and confident way

He can come on very strong with his political views.

Thesaurus: to say something in a particular wayhyponym general words meaning to say somethingsynonym
Main entry: strong

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informal
1) behave aggressively or assertively, esp. in making sexual advances to someone
2) improve one's position considerably

he came on strong toward the end of the round

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come on strong
1 : to be very forceful or too forceful in talking to someone or dealing with someone

She didn't like him because she felt that he came on too strong.

2 : to become stronger or more successful in a continuing contest, race, etc.

The team was playing poorly in the early part of the season, but it has been coming on strong lately.

a political candidate who has been coming on strong in the polls as the day of election draws closer

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Main Entry:come
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come on strong — see come, 1
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Main Entry:strong

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come on ˈstrong idiom
(informal) to make your feelings clear in an aggressive way, especially your sexual feelings towards sb
Main entry:strongidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • come on strong — {v. phr.}, {slang} To overwhelm a weaker person with excessively strong language, personality, or mannerisms; to insist extremely strongly and claim something with unusual vigor. * /Joe came on very strong last night about the War in Indochina;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come on strong — {v. phr.}, {slang} To overwhelm a weaker person with excessively strong language, personality, or mannerisms; to insist extremely strongly and claim something with unusual vigor. * /Joe came on very strong last night about the War in Indochina;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come on strong — ► come on strong informal behave aggressively or assertively. Main Entry: ↑strong …   English terms dictionary

  • come on strong — 1. to act in a forceful way. I didn t want to come on too strong, so I tried not to seem angry. The opposition came on strong with rallies and protests and an e mail campaign. 2. to be popular. Animal movies have come on strong again …   New idioms dictionary

  • come on strong — AND come on like gangbusters in. to seem aggressive; to impress people initially as very aggressive and assertive. (See explanation at like gangbusters.) □ She has a tendency to come on strong, but she’s really a softie. □ The new president comes …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • come it strong — phrasal slang : overdo, exaggerate contrasted with draw it mild * * * come it strong (informal) To do or say much, go to great lengths, exaggerate • • • Main Entry: ↑come …   Useful english dictionary

  • come on strong — do it with more energy, do it with enthusiasm    If you come on too strong, the customer will not buy from you …   English idioms

  • come on strong — informal to express yourself in a very determined and confident way He can come on very strong with his political views …   English dictionary

  • come\ on\ strong — v. phr. slang To overwhelm a weaker person with excessively strong language, personality, or mannerisms; to insist extremely strongly and claim something with unusual vigor. Joe came on very strong last night about the War in Indochina; most of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come on strong — overwhelm with excessively strong language or personality He came on too strong during the job interview and was unable to get the job …   Idioms and examples