v.t., to do something with ruthless, calculated, Machiavellian efficiency; inspired by Jack Bauer, the fictional protagonist of the FOX tv series 24, in which he has trained and worked in various capacities as a government agent, including US Army, Delta Force, LAPD SWAT and with the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU). Within the 24 storyline, Bauer is a key member of the CTU, saving both civilians and government leaders. but often at great personal expense
"A tornado of humanity would not stop John from catching the foul ball. Nor would a toddler with a glove. Nobody would stop him. 40 or not, he was going to Bauer it ..."
- Jack Bauer: If you don't tell me what I want to know, then it'll just be a question of how much you want it to hurt.
- Jack Bauer: The only reason that you're conscious right now is because I don't want to carry you.
- Jack Bauer: I'm gonna need a hacksaw
- Jack Bauer: That's the problem with people like you, George. You want results, but you never want to get your hands dirty. I'd start rolling up your sleeves.