leave (someone) (with) no option

idiom

: to force (someone) to do something specified
The situation left us no option—we had to move.
They were left with no option but to sell their car.

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“Leave (someone) (with) no option.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20%28someone%29%20%28with%29%20no%20option. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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