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arm-twisting

noun [U] uk   /ˈɑːm.ˌtwɪs.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈɑːrm-/
behaviour in which you try to make someone do something by threats or by persuading them forcefully: The vote was won only as the result of much arm-twisting by the government.
Translations of “arm-twisting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 強迫, 壓力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强迫, 压力…
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