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  1. arm-twisting

    • IPA[ˈärmˌtwistiNG]

    美式

    • n.
      persuasion by the use of physical force or moral pressure
    • noun: arm-twisting

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    名詞

    • 1. informal persuasion by the use of physical force or moral pressure eight years of arguing and diplomatic arm-twisting
    • v.
      pressurize into doing something: he arm-twisted the club into a sale

    Oxford Dictionary

    • v.
      pressure into doing something: he arm-twisted the club into a sale

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      persuade someone to do something that they are or might be reluctant to do

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      pressurize someone into doing something that they are reluctant to do

    Oxford Dictionary

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    英式

    • n.
      the action of pressurizing someone into doing something they are unwilling do do: a day of arm-twisting by government whips

    Oxford Dictionary