cow (someone) into (something)

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cow (someone) into (something)

To pressure or shame someone into doing something. You can say whatever you want—you're not cowing me into stealing for you.
See also: cow

cow someone into something

to intimidate someone into doing something through the use of guilt or shame. You can't cow me into doing it. Those tricks don't work on me. You can cow Wally into almost anything.
See also: cow