maneuver into

maneuver someone into something

to lure, position, or deceive someone into (doing) something. I will see if I can maneuver him into accepting the offer. He was maneuvered into accepting the offer.
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Germanic warriors employed the boar's head formation to pierce enemy shield walls during the Dark Ages, and medieval knights brought the maneuver into the Middle Ages.
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