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bounce sb into sth

UK
phrasal verb with bounce uk   us   /baʊns/ verb
to force someone to do something that they do not want to do, usually relating to politics: [+ -ing verb] The opposition hopes to bounce the prime minister into calling an early election.
Translations of “bounce sb into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指在政治上)逼(某人)(做不願做的事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指在政治上)逼(某人)(做不愿做的事)…
(Definition of bounce sb into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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