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costringere

  
   vt irreg  
costringere qn (a fare qc)      to force o compel sb (to do sth)  
mi ci hanno costretto con la forza      they forced me to do it  
mi ha costretto a dire la verità      she made me tell the truth  
la paralisi lo costringe a una sedia a rotelle      the paralysis confines him to a wheelchair  
è stato costretto a ritirarsi dalla gara      he had to withdraw from the competition  
vedersi costretto a fare qc      to find o.s. forced o compelled to do sth  
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"costringere": examples and translations in context
Devo costringere mio padre ad incontrarmi... I have to force my father to see me.
Dobbiamo costringere l'Inghilterra a ritirare l'offerta. Then we have to force England to rescind that offer.
I miei genitori mi volevo costringere ad un matrimonio' sposo Patrick per uscirne fuori. My parents were forcing me into an arranged marriage, so I'm marrying Patrick to get out of it.
Meglio che costringere quelle ragazze a fare quello che ti serve. Better than forcing those girls to do what you need.
Proprio come tu puoi costringere le persone a fare cose contro la loro volontà. Just like you can compel people to do things against their will.
Non puoi costringere o-o torturare qualcuno per piacergli. You can't force or-or torture someone into liking you.
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