Synonyms of put the screws on in English:

put the screws on


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SYNONYMS

pressurize, put pressure on, use pressure on, pressure, press, bring force to bear on, force, drive, impel, coerce, urge, push, nag

lean on, prevail on

dragoon, steamroller, browbeat, use strong-arm tactics on, have someone do something

hold a gun to someone's head, hold a pistol to someone's head, put a gun to someone's head, put a pistol to someone's head

put the heat on, put the squeeze on, twist someone's arm, railroad, bulldoze