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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyforce down
he/she/itforces down
present participleforcing down
past tenseforced down
past participleforced down
  1. 1
    to make something become lower
    Tough competition is forcing down prices.
  2. 2
    to eat or drink something even though you do not want to
    I managed to force down a sandwich.
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