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Phrases related to: campaign

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rumor campaignA method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are deliberately spread concerning a person or other target, while the source of the rumors tries to avoid detection.Rate it:

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smear campaignAn effort to damage or call into question someone's reputation, by propounding negative propaganda.Rate it:

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whisper campaignA method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are deliberately spread concerning a person or other target, while the source of the rumors tries to avoid detection.Rate it:

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silly seasonA period of time, as during a holiday season or a political campaign, in which the behavior of an individual or group tends to become uncharacteristically frivolous, mirthful, or eccentric.Rate it:

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drum upTo generate or encourage; to campaign for.Rate it:

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argue downTo campaign against a proposition or vote.Rate it:

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charm offensiveA campaign of deliberately using charm and flattery in order to achieve some goal, especially in a political or diplomatic field.Rate it:

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crying shameIt's a crying shame that so much money has been wasted on this pointless political campaign.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.Rate it:

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pound the pavementTo campaign diligently; to seek something, such as business, employment, or answers.Rate it:

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proficisci ad bellum, in expeditionem (Sall. Iug. 103)to go to war, commence a campaign.Rate it:

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stalking horseA candidate put forward to serve a hidden, ulterior purpose in a political campaign, such as testing the field for another potential candidate by gauging voter sentiment or covertly helping another candidate by attracting voters away from a third candidate.Rate it:

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take me awayused in a Calgon ad campaign.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneeringRate it:

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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.Rate it:

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