nudge (someone) into (doing) (something)

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nudge (someone) into (doing) (something)

To gently coax, persuade, or convince someone into some situation or to do something. I had never really intended to get married, but my girlfriend really wanted to and eventually nudged me into the decision. You have to nudge people into making changes in their lifestyle; they really don't like being pressured or guilted into it.
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If Larry, Curly and Moe are just above or below the reel, after pay out they'll nudge into place and cover their entire reel.