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  • put pressure on sb/sth — ► to put someone or something in a difficult situation, or to try and persuade or force someone to do something: »Analysts said the lack of supply would undoubtedly put pressure on prices. Main Entry: ↑pressure …   Financial and business terms

  • put pressure on sth — put pressure on sb/sth ► to put someone or something in a difficult situation, or to try and persuade or force someone to do something: »Analysts said the lack of supply would undoubtedly put pressure on prices. Main Entry: ↑pressure …   Financial and business terms

  • pressure — UK US /ˈpreʃər/ noun [C or U] ► a situation in which someone tries to make someone else do something by arguing, persuading, etc.: »public/political pressure »The guidelines were imposed under pressure from Congress. ► a difficult situation, or… …   Financial and business terms

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  • put pressure on somebody (to do something) — put ˈpressure on sb (to do sth) idiom to force or to try to persuade sb to do sth • Advertisements put pressure on girls to be thin. Main entry: ↑pressureidiom …   Useful english dictionary