In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1coaccionarcompeler formalcompeler a algn a + inf formalto coerce sb into -ing — coaccionar a algn para que + subj
- His client still insists that she was coerced into committing the blackmail offences by her co-defendant.
- Despite repeated warnings from the police and the relatives about not letting strangers in she was just coerced into it.
- Once she is coerced into signing adoption papers, she's bundled out of the way and into the convent to save her parents further humiliation.
- Mischa pressed the dagger enough to coerce him to let go of her.
- Constitutionally, the Treasury cannot coerce us into any action.
- No one else in any way threatened or coerced Jones, offered Jones a bribe, or even suggested that he shoot Smith.
- The implicit rule seems to be that when chiefs speak, you must make yourself listen to them; they do not need to persuade or coerce you to listen.
- Claims that hundreds of voters were coerced into handing over incomplete postal votes to party activists were made in the days running up to election day.
- Yet the government, having arbitrarily detained him for two years, is coercing him into giving up his citizenship by the threat of further arbitrary detention.
- Tickets are priced at a very modest £6 and parents are not coerced into buying flashing neon light thingies at the interval.
- Prosecutors say the family was coerced into making the video.
- The girls were coerced into silence by the culprit about what they had experienced.
- Then there are concerns that, as part of the company's strategy, it coerces you into revealing your personal details.
- She's being held in civil contempt, because they want to coerce her into talking.
- Have you been coerced into giving this confession by any government agency or official?
- I can indeed blame you for coercing me into marrying you.
- I was never coerced or forced into doing anything I didn't like.
- Most of these groups employed threats to coerce people into making transactions or to derive benefit.
- I know, I know, I can't coerce anyone into liking cats, but all I ask is that you please have an open mind about the species.
- For one thing, films basically force you to identify with characters; novels can't coerce you in the same way.
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