put+in+force

  • 81Force field (science fiction) — In science fiction and fantasy literature, a force field or protective shield is a barrier made up of energy to protect a person, area or object from attacks or intrusions. The idea may be based partly on the concept of a vector field. In the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 82force — 1. noun 1) he pushed with all his force Syn: strength, power, energy, might, effort, exertion; impact, pressure, weight, impetus Ant: weakness 2) they used force to achieve their aims …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 83force play — noun a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base the shortstop got the runner at second on a force • …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 84Force aérienne équatorienne — Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana Sceau de la Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana Période 1920 Pays …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 85force upon — Synonyms and related words: administer, apply, bestow, dose, dose with, enforce upon, force, give, insist, lay on, mete out to, obtrude on, ply, ply upon, prescribe for, press, press upon, push upon, put on, put upon, thrust upon, urge upon …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 86force-put job —    Devon    the marriage of a pregnant woman    In dialect, force put means a matter of necessity …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 87force and violence — As used in a statutory definition of riot:–something more than the force necessary to do an unlawful act; a defiance of constituted authority or of the rights of a person injured, or of his effort to protect such rights. Walter v Northern Ins. Co …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 88put a gun to someone's head — hold/put/a gun to someone’s head informal phrase to blackmail someone (=force them to do something by threatening to do something bad to them) Thesaurus: to nag or force someone to do somethingsynonym …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 89put the squeeze on —    If you put the squeeze on someone, you put pressure on them to force them to do something.     Bob was reluctant to work with Ben until the boss put the squeeze on him …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 90put the arm on — phrasal slang 1. : to ask for money put the arm on a rich alumnus and got enough for a new gymnasium 2. : to hold up : hijack put the arm on a big load of furs * * * put the arm on (N Am inf …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 91Force-fire — The force fire (Scottish Gaelic: teine éiginn, which also translates to Need fire), or a fire produced by friction, was used in folk magic practice in the Scottish Highlands up until the 19th century. Believers considered it an antidote against… …

    Wikipedia

  • 92Put Bond — A bond that allows the holder to force the issuer to repurchase the security at specified dates before maturity. The repurchase price is set at the time of issue, and is usually par value. Bondholders have the option of putting bonds back to the… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 93put down — 1) stop by force, crush The government easily put down the rebellion by the militants. 2) write a record of something, write down He was asked by his company to put down his request for a transfer in writing. 3) criticize, make someone look bad… …

    Idioms and examples

  • 94force-out — /fawrs owt , fohrs /, n. Baseball. a put out of a base runner on a force play. [1895 1900, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase force out] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 95put something down — 1》 suppress a rebellion or riot by force. 2》 kill an animal because it is sick, injured, or old. 3》 pay a specified sum as a deposit. 4》 preserve or store food or wine for future use. → put …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 96put a gun to (someone's) head — hold/put a gun to (someone s) head to use threats to force someone to do what you want. Management are holding a gun to our heads. If we don t behave we ll lose our jobs …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 97put a gun to somebody's head — hold/put a gun to sb s ˈhead idiom to force sb to do sth that they do not want to do, by making threats Main entry: ↑gunidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 98force-out — noun Date: 1896 a play in baseball in which a runner is put out by being forced to advance to the next base but failing to do so safely …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 99put up the shutters — verb to bat defensively in the last innings of a match in order to force a draw when winning is not possible …

    Wiktionary

  • 100put the screws to — (smb) try to force someone to do or say what you want The police were putting the screws to the criminal to try and get some information …

    Idioms and examples