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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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