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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"However, all such threats shall not pressure us into relinquishing the right to build Lebanon nor shall we succumb to the Syrian regime, which has been thwarted by the Syrian people themselves," added Daher.
He shows how religious evolution came about, and where it is going, defines the supernatural watchers, and describes how the Big Gods pressure us into communicating and living together.
Dear L.M.: One reason I wanted to print your letter is because it points Out the way our loneliness can pressure us into doing things that aren't really wise, and may even lead us down the wrong path.
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