force (something) down (someone's) throat

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force (something) down (someone's) throat

1. Literally, to compel or physically force someone to swallow something. I hate how doctors try to force pills down your throat for even the tiniest of colds. The government has come under fire for ordering prison staff to force food down the hunger strikers' throats.
2. To force, compel, or attempt to make someone accept, endure, consider, or agree with/to something. I hate going to my friend's house, because his husband's always forcing conservative rhetoric down my throat. Look, I'm just browsing around for a car—quit trying to force one down my throat!
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force (or ram or shove) something down someone's throat

force ideas or material on a person's attention by repeatedly putting them forward.
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The continuing resolution President Trump is trying to force down our throats is terrible for Connecticut it guts funding for community health centers, inadequately funds our state's military contractors, and may lead to the deportation of thousands of immigrant kids.
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