force sb's hand Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “force sb's hand” in the English Dictionary

"force sb's hand" in British English

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force sb's hand

to make someone do something they do not ​want to do, or ​actsooner than they had ​intended
(Definition of force sb's hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “force sb's hand”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迫使(某人)做…(或提前行动)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迫使(某人)做…(或提前行動)…
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