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He claims that police officers forced him to sign a confession.
Three judges have been forced to resign because of corruption scandals.
Despite the pain, she forced herself to get out of bed.
You can’t force him into going out with you.
Two men forced him into the back of the van.
Bad health forced her to abandon her studies.
Lack of skills forces these young men into low-paid jobs.
Falling sales eventually forced them out of business.
She forced the package through the slot.
Use a strong jet of water to force blockages out of the pipe.
Police say the back window has been forced.
We had to force the door open.
If she doesn’t have a key, we’ll have to force the lock.
She had to force her way through the crowd.
Opposition to the plans forced a rapid reversal of policy.
The Knicks scored in the closing seconds, forcing the game into overtime.
This is the American English definition of force. View British English definition of force.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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