force on/upon

phrasal verb

forced on/upon; forcing on/upon; forces 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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