force down
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force down
transitive verb
1 [+food] tragarse a la fuerza
can you force a bit more down? ¿te cabe un poco más?
The whisky tasted foul and he was only forcing it down to spite himself Amy forced her food down, ordering more than she wanted to keep up a pretence of normality
2 [+aeroplane] obligar a aterrizar
Three American crewmen died when their helicopter was forced down by rebel small arms fire
3 [+prices] hacer bajar; hacer que bajen
competition is forcing down air fares higher production would be encouraged, forcing prices down there's always a risk in forcing interest rates down too quickly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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