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pressurize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpressurizepres‧sur‧ize (also pressurise British English) /ˈpreʃəraɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 FORCE somebody TO DO somethingto persuade someone to do something by making them feel it is their duty to do it syn pressurepressurize somebody into doing something 🔊 It is not a good idea to pressurize children into playing a musical instrument.pressurize somebody to do something 🔊 Everyone is being pressurized to vote.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pressurizeHe said the leak probably began before launch when the system pressurized.The patient should not be pressurized.We had one hit with mines and incoming rounds, but we never had one explode, even when pressurized.The internal part of the mid-section was also pressurized and contained the guidance computer and the environmental control system.If she feels you're trying to pressurize her, she won't do it.School children are often pressurized into studying very hard from an early age by their parents.The submarine is pressurized just like an airplane.Why try and pressurize myself into losing it?a pressurized spray can
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Verb table
pressurize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypressurize
he, she, itpressurizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypressurized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pressurized
he, she, ithas pressurized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pressurized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pressurize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pressurized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pressurizing
he, she, itis pressurizing
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you, we, theyare pressurizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas pressurizing
you, we, theywere pressurizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pressurizing
he, she, ithas been pressurizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pressurizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pressurizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pressurizing
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