English version

force something on/upon somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforce something on/upon somebody phrasal verbFORCE somebody TO DO somethingto make someone do or accept something even though they do not want to It’s no good trying to force a diet on someone. people who try to force their own views on you force→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
force on/upon It would deny that men are responsible for their actions, make evil into a positive force.The refugees, having buried his body, are forced to move on.She was forced to rely on a wheelchair to get around.Florence was full of Christmas shoppers and half the police force was already on holiday.The accelerations of these particles are determined by the forces which act upon them.More often than not, cable companies are forced to rely on tips and leads in pursuing pirates.Strangely, the Air Force goes on to engage and explain every bit of minutiae associated with the Roswell Incident.Depot damage: A container at the council depot at Fylands, Bishop Auckland, was forced open on Wednesday night.
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Verb table
force
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyforce
he, she, itforces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyforced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave forced
he, she, ithas forced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad forced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill force
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have forced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam forcing
he, she, itis forcing
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you, we, theyare forcing
Past
I, he, she, itwas forcing
you, we, theywere forcing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been forcing
he, she, ithas been forcing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been forcing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be forcing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been forcing
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