nudge (someone) into (doing) (something)

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nudge (someone) into (doing) (something)

To gently coax, persuade, or convince someone into some situation or to do something. I had never really intended to get married, but my girlfriend really wanted to and eventually nudged me into the decision. You have to nudge people into making changes in their lifestyle; they really don't like being pressured or guilted into it.
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This is a process towards the one European Union police force that we are told is not going to happen, and why a common border police is being promoted which will gently nudge us into that one police force.