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force feedmake someone eatRate it:

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force of habitAn act that has been repeated to the point where the performance of the act becomes automatic.Rate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.Rate it:

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in full forcetotally; fully; completelyRate it:

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may the force be with youUsed to wish someone luck with a difficult endeavor.Rate it:

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task forceA group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity, especially assigned in a particular capacity.Rate it:

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break inTo enter by force or illicit means.Rate it:

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ride with the punchesTo deflect the force of an opponent's punches by moving the body adroitlyRate it:

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fend offAway; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort.Rate it:

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beat downTo strike with great force.Rate it:

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crush outTo force out or separate by pressure.Rate it:

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drag outTo haul or bring out forcefully or as though with force.Rate it:

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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.Rate it:

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drive offTo force to leave or go away.Rate it:

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take overTo assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp.Rate it:

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kick downTo break or demolish something by physical bodily force.Rate it:

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drive awayTo force someone or something to leave.Rate it:

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kick offTo force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.Rate it:

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blue wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a police force with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable police actions.Rate it:

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break intoTo enter illegally or by force.Rate it:

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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.Rate it:

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bring to heelTo force someone to obey.Rate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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draw onTo advance, continue; to move or pass slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force.Rate it:

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give battleTo engage in warfare; to attack or fight with military force.Rate it:

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jumpTo force to jump.Rate it:

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killTo force a company out of business.Rate it:

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killTo strike a ball or similar object with such force and placement as to make a shot that is impossible to defend against, usually winning a point.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA precarious balance that could be upset by a very small force in either direction.Rate it:

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let flyTo kick or hit a projectile with great force.Rate it:

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let someone have itTo attack someone with great force.Rate it:

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marry offto force someone to get married, usually a relative.Rate it:

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pull punchesTo avoid using a high level of force when punching.Rate it:

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put downTo halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.Rate it:

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ring one's bellTo strike or bump one's own head with a strong blow, especially with concussive force.Rate it:

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run out of townTo force someone out of a place or a positionRate it:

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send somebody packingTo expel or eject somebody; to chase off or force out.Rate it:

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send someone packingTo expel, eject, or dismiss someone; to send away, chase off, or force out.Rate it:

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show the flagOf a naval vessel or military force, to identify itself by displaying the flag of its country of origin, especially in order to establish an authoritative presence and to exert diplomatic or political influence.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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squeeze outTo force a competitor out of one of a limited number of winning positions by taking over that position or a higher oneRate it:

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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.Rate it:

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twist someone's armTo coerce, force, or cajole.Rate it:

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use a sledgehammer to crack a nutTo use significantly excessive force to carry out an action; to do something overzealouslyRate it:

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wave the white flagTo indicate to an opposing force that one is surrendering.Rate it:

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whomp onTo assail with overwhelming force; to defeat decisively.Rate it:

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wild horsesA force not subject to human control and normally stronger than a man.Rate it:

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