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English definition of “dragoon sb into sth”

dragoon sb into sth

phrasal verb with dragoon     /drəˈɡuːn/ verb
to force or persuade someone to do something unpleasant: [+ -ing verb] I've been dragooned into giving the after-dinner speech.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
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