badger into

badger into

To pester or nag someone into doing something. A person's name or a pronoun can be used between "badger" and "into." Now that I have my driver's license, my little sister is constantly trying to badger me into taking her places. Did you get badgered into coming to this boring lecture today?
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badger someone into something

Fig. to pester someone into doing something. Don't try to badger us into doing it. My brother and I were badgered into cleaning out the garage.
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The red fox moved close enough to the carcass to incite the badger into a chase, then returned to the carcass and secured a few bites before the badger returned.
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