stuff (something) down (one's) throat

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stuff (something) down (one's) throat

1. To compel or physically force one to swallow an object. I hate how doctors try to stuff pills down your throat for even the tiniest of colds. The government has come under fire for ordering prison staff to stuff food down the hunger strikers' throats.
2. To force, compel, or attempt to make one accept, endure, consider, or agree with/to something. I hate going to my friend's house, because his husband's always stuffing political rhetoric down my throat. Look, I'm just browsing around for a car, quit trying to stuff one down my throat!
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stuff something down someone's throat

Fig. to force someone to hear, learn, endure, etc., some kind of information. I don't like the nonsense they are stuffing down our throats. Please don't try to stuff those lies down our throats.
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There's now this huge crop of guitar players and I think it's a backlash against the last 20 or 30 years of corporate media shoving stuff down their throats.
It's a wonder though that judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace aren't wobbling around with monster waistlines and triple chins when you think of all the food they regularly stuff down their throats.
Which brings me to the people who make Cristal Champagne who are fed up with rap stars pouring bottles of the stuff down their throats.
We know our audiences well and don't want to ram the new stuff down their throats.
To begin with they were chatting to each other as they drank, but by the end they were practically speechless, and yet they still kept on drinking until they were literally propped against the bar and still pouring the stuff down their throats.