bring to terms

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bring to terms

Force someone to agree or continue negotiations, as in The creditors were determined to bring the company to terms. The terms here mean "the conditions for agreement." [First half of 1700s] Also see come to terms.
See also: bring, term

bring to terms

To force (another) to agree.
See also: bring, term
References in classic literature ?
The very sight of your pistol should bring him to terms.