force into

Meaning: to make someone do something they don't want to do

For example:

  • force sb into sth Bobby didn't like playing Little League baseball, but his father forced him into it.

  • be forced into sth Libby hated competing in beauty contests for little girls, but she was forced into it by her mother.

  • be forced into doing sth When I was a kid I was forced into taking piano lessons.

Quick Quiz:

Denzel was forced into the marriage with Debbie because he

a. loved Debbie

b. didn't like Debbie

c. got Debbie pregnant

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Contributor: Matt Errey