phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Rough shot or ruck shot

Posted by Bob on December 03, 2006

In Reply to: Rough shot or ruck shot posted by steve on December 03, 2006

: running rough shot or ruck shot. any ideas?

Neither. It's roughshod. Roughshod describes horseshoes that have projecting nails or metal points, so "running roughshod" over something or someone is to dominate brutally and destructively.