force on/upon

phrasal verb
forced on/upon; forcing on/upon; forces on/upon

Definition of force on/upon

: to cause (someone or something that is not wanted) to be accepted by (someone) They resent having these decisions forced on them. I don't like the way he keeps forcing himself on us.

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“Force on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/force%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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