Coerce them into - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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coerce (one) into (something)
To force, compel, or threaten a person or animal to take a certain action. The maid coerced her famous employer into paying her an exorbitant sum of money. It took a lot of treats to coerce the cat into her carrier for a trip to the vet.
coerce (someone or an animal) into something
to force or compel someone or an animal to do something. I could not coerce her into coming along with us. You cannot coerce a cat into anything.
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He was also accused of possessing child pornographic materials and using those images to blackmail the brothers and coerce them into
having sex with him.
Second, even when they do get involved, behavioral control could limit male partners' opportunities to coerce them into
Five women Army recruits accused investigators Tuesday of trying to coerce them into
saying they were raped by superiors in a burgeoning scandal that has civil rights advocates calling for an outside investigation.