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you can't fight city hall

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  • you can't fight city hall — This phrase is used when one is so cynical that one doesn t think one can change their Representatives. The phrase must have started with frustration towards a local body of government …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • You can’t fight city hall. — sent. You cannot fight a bureaucracy. □ I finally gave up. You can’t fight city hall. □ You can’t fight city hall. Pay the parking ticket and forget it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • can't fight the city hall —    This expression means that it is useless to try to win a battle against a politician, establishment or bureaucracy ingeneral.     Brian decided it was a waste of energy trying to obtain a tax refund you can t fight the city hall …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • city hall — cit′y hall′ n. 1) gov the administration building of a city government 2) gov a city government 3) gov Informal. bureaucratic rules and regulations, esp. of a city government: You can t fight city hall[/ex] • Etymology: 1665–75, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • city hall — (often caps.) 1. the administration building of a city government. 2. a city administration or government. 3. Informal. a bureaucracy or bureaucratic rules and regulations, esp. that of a city government: You can t fight city hall. [1665 75, Amer …   Universalium

  • city hall — noun Date: 1675 1. the chief administrative building of a city 2. a. a municipal government b. city officialdom or bureaucracy < you can t fight city hall > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Boston City Hall — Coordinates: 42°21′37.16″N 71°3′28.68″W / 42.3603222°N 71.0579667°W / 42.3603222; 71.0579667 …   Wikipedia

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  • City and town halls — imagestack A city hall or town hall is the chief administrative building of a city [http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/city+hall Definition of city hall. Merriam Webster Online Dictionary.] Retrieved on 2008 07 13.] or town s… …   Wikipedia

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