make it warm for (someone)

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make it warm for (someone)

To pressure someone or otherwise make them uncomfortable, usually so that they will change their behavior or act in a certain way. The other students decided to make it warm for the classroom bully so he'd stop picking on the younger kids. If we want this guy to confess, we need to make it warm for him in the interrogation room.
See also: make, warm

make it (or things) warm for someone

cause trouble or make things unpleasant for someone.
See also: make, someone, warm