costringere translation | Italian-English dictionary



   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  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
"costringere": examples and translations in context
Non voglio costringere Dexter a fare qualcosa. I don't wanna force Dexter into something.
Dobbiamo costringere Angelo a presentarsi all'incontro. We need to force Angelo to show up at the meet.
Nessuno ti può costringere a sposarti. No one can make you get married.
Non posso costringere nessuno a innamorarsi. I can't make anybody fall in love with anybody else.
Non vado in strada a costringere i bambini a bere bibite. You don't see me out there forcing soda down kids' throats.
Quanto mi piace costringere le persone ad allontanarsi. Sure do like forcing people to leave areas.
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