Translation of arm-twisting in Spanish:

arm-twisting

presión, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɑrmˌtwɪstɪŋ///

noun

informal

  • 1

    presión feminine
    after a bit of arm-twisting, I got him to agree presionándolo un poco, logré convencerlo
    • No amount of arm-twisting or cajoling could change that political reality.
    • There were reports of intense political arm-twisting in the corridors of Westminster, with some MPs complaining that ministers were warning potential rebels that they could bring down the Government.
    • With all the political arm-twisting over climate change going on before G8 begins, the BBC as usual missed the real story this morning.
    • Ultimately, despite aggressive administration and business arm-twisting, both houses of Congress voted to block the new rule.
    • Two of the team were caught and plead guilty to manslaughter, but due to arm-twisting by the French, the government was forced to transfer them to French custody.
    • Discreet arm-twisting by President Clinton to encourage an increase in production may provide a short term solution, but with winter approaching in the rich northern countries, demand is unlikely to fall.
    • Paul Brown Stadium opened in 2000 after years of friendly persuasion and arm-twisting.
    • Expect a little more arm-twisting from the government, and an eventual approval of the resolution.
    • It took a lot of arm-twisting for me to be persuaded to publish the script in Dream Country, which I agreed to mostly because I'd wanted so much as a young writer to see what a comics script looked like.
    • Any arm-twisting or gentle persuasion presumably took place in corridor huddles or late-night conversations.