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Influence from members of one's peer group.‘his behavior was affected by drink and peer pressure’
- ‘Medical decisions should be made outside the influence of alcohol or peer pressure.’
- ‘Otherwise he argues, more will continue to start drinking at an early age and will become victims of peer pressure.’
- ‘At the impressionable ages between 13 and 16 peer pressure is the biggest influence.’
- ‘At the age of twelve I was influenced by peer pressure and started to drink cider which is a popular drink among young people as it is cheap and strong.’
- ‘The myth is perpetuated that the young are beyond adult control, governed solely by peer pressure.’
- ‘But there is no peer pressure that you should read, play an instrument or that you should go to exhibitions.’
- ‘Factors like peer pressure and the accessibility of cigarettes might lead them to try smoking.’
- ‘At this age they are less likely to feel influenced by peer pressure, said researchers.’
- ‘But isn't a little bit of exposure to peer pressure and bullying a part of preparation for adulthood?’
- ‘They also require voters to tell the truth - despite intimidation and strong peer pressure on both sides.’
- ‘Yet she agrees they are highly susceptible to peer pressure.’
- ‘This would teach them about humility and the appreciation of life without getting involved with aggression and peer pressure.’
- ‘Some players tease him, but Paul brushes off peer pressure without dismissing his peers.’
- ‘In science, as in so many fields, peer pressure and ridicule are tough to bear.’
- ‘Perhaps peer pressure is the biggest influence in this respect but where do they get their attitudes from?’
- ‘Fitting in often meant dealing with peer pressure to use drugs or drink alcohol or pick on other students.’
- ‘It has become common to find even girls in pubs because of peer pressure and the influence of TV and films.’
- ‘Some of this is part of an adolescent revolt against authority dictated by peer pressure.’
- ‘The power of peer pressure can be gauged by the automatic and predictable responses to challenges.’
- ‘The power of peer pressure is that it works on our psychology, not our intellect.’
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