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goad someone into something

to urge or coerce someone into doing something. Don't try to goad me into it. I just won't do it! We goaded Mary into going with us.
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goad someone on

to urge someone onward, possibly with jeers or challenges; to urge someone to continue. (Usually in this order.) The cheering crowd goaded the team on to victory. I goaded Jed on to taking the risk.
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goad into

To induce someone to do something through prodding or threat of embarrassment: I didn't want to steal the candy bar, but the other kids goaded me into it.
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goad on

1. To make someone or something move by prodding or poking: The farmer goaded the cattle on.
2. To urge someone to continue something through prodding or threat of embarrassment: I didn't want to sing any more, but the crowd goaded me on.
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It looks as though the goading by the Tories has had the desired effect (for the Tories
He is heard off stage before he enters, revealing his hatred of Othello to the gullible Roderigo (played by Stephen Rockwell) and ultimately goading Brabantio (Apollo Dukakis) to investigate the elopement of Brabantio's daughter, Desdemona (Julia Watt), with Othello.
The devices they depend on--incommensurate accumulation, an out-of-kilter relationship of part to whole, the goading of a single medium into utterly unpredictable effects--are none of them new, but damn, they work.
Now he could be in trouble for a blatant display of goading aimed at the fans behind the Anfield Road goal after he had scored a penalty to wipe out Everton's 41st-second opener from Olivier Dacourt.
Miss Rai said Wolancyzk was involved throughout the hourlong disturbance, and was seen with arms outstretched goading and singing inflammatory songs.
Summary: A teacher who snapped and attacked a pupil who had been goading him has been spared a prison sentence.
Witnesses have reported a United security official for allegedly goading Arsenal fans following the visitors' second goal during the 2-2 draw at the Emirates.
WHEN YOU SEE a playful Dustin Hoffman goading an uptight Robert De Niro in ``Meet the Fockers,'' you laugh simply in anticipation of watching these two great screen legends mixing it up.
What was once internalized and passively discursive is now an actively abusive and goading address to the viewer: "IF YOU CAN'T TAKE A JOKE, YOU CAN GET THE FUCK OUT OF MY HOUSE" and "HOLE IN YOUR FUCKIN HEAD" are phrases obsessively repeated with slight variation in a large series of 1992 paintings, only a sample of which were exhibited.
Summary: A teacher who snapped and attacked a 14-year-old pupil who was goading him will be sentenced on Monday.
He also raised the stakes by allowing a videotape of the scene to be broadcast on a national news program, goading prosecutors to charge him with murder.
The place erupted and a steward spoke to the mascot but he kept on goading the fans.