put pressure on


put pressure on
put pressure on (someone/something) to influence someone or something strongly, usually intentionally.

He's putting pressure on me to change my mind.

New companies are putting pressure on established firms to lower their prices.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • put pressure on sb — put pressure on sb/sth ► to put someone or something in a difficult situation, or to try and persuade or force someone to do something: »Analysts said the lack of supply would undoubtedly put pressure on prices. Main Entry: ↑pressure …   Financial and business terms

  • put pressure on — index bait (harass), browbeat, coerce, constrain (compel), enforce, insist, lobby …   Law dictionary

  • put pressure on — press, urge strongly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put pressure on — to try to improve one s position by use of persistence, forcefulness or threats …   Idioms and examples

  • put pressure on sb/sth — ► to put someone or something in a difficult situation, or to try and persuade or force someone to do something: »Analysts said the lack of supply would undoubtedly put pressure on prices. Main Entry: ↑pressure …   Financial and business terms

  • put pressure on sth — put pressure on sb/sth ► to put someone or something in a difficult situation, or to try and persuade or force someone to do something: »Analysts said the lack of supply would undoubtedly put pressure on prices. Main Entry: ↑pressure …   Financial and business terms

  • put pressure on somebody (to do something) — put ˈpressure on sb (to do sth) idiom to force or to try to persuade sb to do sth • Advertisements put pressure on girls to be thin. Main entry: ↑pressureidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • put pressure on someone — put pressure on (someone/something) to influence someone or something strongly, usually intentionally. He s putting pressure on me to change my mind. New companies are putting pressure on established firms to lower their prices …   New idioms dictionary

  • put pressure on something — put pressure on (someone/something) to influence someone or something strongly, usually intentionally. He s putting pressure on me to change my mind. New companies are putting pressure on established firms to lower their prices …   New idioms dictionary

  • pressure — UK US /ˈpreʃər/ noun [C or U] ► a situation in which someone tries to make someone else do something by arguing, persuading, etc.: »public/political pressure »The guidelines were imposed under pressure from Congress. ► a difficult situation, or… …   Financial and business terms


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