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To exert pressure on (someone) so as to intimidate them into doing something
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“Anyone else we have that's capable of this would refuse unless we put the screws on them.”
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To suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them to do something
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To question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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To ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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