pressure (one) into (doing something)

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pressure (one) into (doing something)

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

to force someone into doing something. Please don't try to pressure me into taking that promotion. You can't pressure me into it. I won't do it!
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Moreover, one should remain calm even if the person on the other end of the line attempts to pressure one into action and not give into requests to transfer or wire money before checking with other relatives to confirm the story.