One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was coerced into giving evidence’
pressure, pressurize, bring pressure to bear on, use pressure on, put pressure on, constrain, lean on, press, push
force, compel, oblige, put under an obligation, browbeat, brainwash, bludgeon, bully, threaten, prevail on, work on, act on, influence, intimidate, dragoon, twist someone's arm, strong-arm
North American blackjack
informal bulldoze, railroad, squeeze, put the screws on, put the squeeze on
British informal bounce
North American informal hustle, fast-talk
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