a force to be reckoned with

noun phrase

Definition of a force to be reckoned with

: someone who is strong and cannot be ignored When he won his first three matches, the other players realized that he was a force to be reckoned with.

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“A force to be reckoned with.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20force%20to%20be%20reckoned%20with. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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