browbeat (one) into (something)

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browbeat (one) into (something)

To thoroughly and continually dominate, intimidate, or bully someone into doing something. I'm tired of seeing him browbeat her into agreeing with him.
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browbeat someone into something

Fig. to bully or intimidate someone into something. It won't do any good to try to browbeat me into it. I was browbeaten into doing it once. I refuse to do it again.
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The peanuts that US have given us in return should not be used to threaten or browbeat us into following Mr.
Because of his superior knowledge he frequently attempts to browbeat us into spectacularly expensive purchases of the technological kind.
Otherwise it encourages charities to browbeat us into giving.
Look for the internationalist elites to dangle the never-ending threat of terrorism over the heads of Americans; they intend to browbeat us into accepting bigger and more centralized government and to surrender our precious sovereignty to the United Nations and kindred international organizations.
They tried to browbeat us into going negative and we wouldn't do it.