high-pressure into

high-pressure (one) into (doing something)

To make a great effort to try to force, influence, or persuade one to do something or act a certain way. A number of corporations have been high-pressuring politicians into rolling back the strict regulations implemented by the previous administration. My parents high-pressured me into getting a job since I decided not to go to college.

high-pressure someone into something

Fig. to urge someone forcefully to do something. Here comes Jill. Watch out. She will try to high-pressure you into working on her committee. You can't high-pressure me into doing anything! I'm too busy!
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