force upon

phrasal verb force on or force upon [transitive]
Word forms "force on":
present tense I/you/we/they force on/upon he/she/it forces on/upon present participle forcing on/upon past tense forced on/upon past participle forced on/upon
force something on/upon someone to make someone accept something that they do not want

She took over the meeting and forced her views on everyone.


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