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English definition of “jockey sb into sth”

jockey sb into sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with jockey   /ˈdʒɒk.i/ us    /ˈdʒɑː.ki/
to persuade someone to do what you want, often by deceiving them in a clever way: [+ -ing verb] The bosses were eventually jockeyed into signing the union agreement.
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