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railroad

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈreɪlrəʊd/
to force somebody to do or accept something without allowing them to refuse: railroad sb into doing sth We felt we were being railroaded into accepting a deal.railroad sb into sth We could be railroaded into a merger. Unfortunately, this scheme is being railroaded through Westminster under the pretext of immigration control.
Translations of “railroad”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指以倉促或不公正的方式)強迫,迫使…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指以仓促或不公正的方式)强迫,迫使…
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