clamp down, crack down(verb)
repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
"The police clamped down on illegal drugs"
To enforce more stringently or more thoroughly.
Crack Down is a run and gun arcade game originally released by Sega in 1989, and ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1990. It was also ported and released to a number of home computer platforms by U.S. Gold. The Mega Drive version of Crack Down was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in Japan on August 7, 2007 and in PAL regions on September 7, 2007.
The numerical value of crack down in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of crack down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Obviously, the police have their own political agenda, which is to crack down on activists like us.
Since Russia annexed Crimea, the de facto authorities are using a vast array of bully boy tactics to crack down on dissent.
We are not calling for a protest, just for people to stay home, and they still crack down on us. This shows how weak and scared this regime is.
As neighbors China and Nepal have common security needs ... we need to work together to crack down on illegal border crossings and transnational crimes.
We are in a crisis situation and we are here to ensure police let people voice their anger and frustration and don't crack down on protesters as hooligans.
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