bounce into

phrasal verb

bounced into; bouncing into; bounces into
British, informal
: to force (someone) to decide to do (something) especially without having time to think about it
The voters were bounced into agreeing to the proposal.

Examples of bounce into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lorenzen once again escaped as Canha bounced into his second straight 6-4-3 double play. Field Level Media, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 16 Apr. 2024 Knoll bounced into the room wearing a blue button-down with a pattern as busy as a Magic Eye poster. Casey Parks, Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2024 The turbulent winds inside a cloud cause the droplets and crystals to bounce into each other and create a positive charge. USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2024 But Modesto found a way to crash the boards, and after being knocked around in the fray, the ball bounced into Gavin Sykes’ hands. Joseph Dycus, The Mercury News, 29 Feb. 2024 Dez Bryant made a diving catch along the sideline, matched up with cornerback Sam Shields, and bounced into the end zone. Journal Sentinel, 9 Jan. 2024 The fumble bounced into the end zone and Kansas City recovered for a touchback. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 28 Jan. 2024 Washington erased a 21-3 deficit with relative ease, taking a 35-24 lead before a Hail Mary from Russell Wilson as time expired bounced into the arms of Brandon Johnson for a touchdown. C.j. Doon, Baltimore Sun, 19 Sep. 2023 Instead, he was bounced into an emergency meeting of his cabinet and an address, in Downing Street, on Wednesday afternoon. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 21 Sep. 2023

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“Bounce into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bounce%20into. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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