make things warm for (someone)

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make things warm for (someone)

To pressure someone or otherwise make them uncomfortable, usually so that they will change their behavior or act in a certain way. The other students decided to make things warm for the classroom bully so he'd stop picking on the younger kids. If we want this guy to confess, we need to make things warm for him in the interrogation room.
See also: make, thing, warm