meter a la fuerza

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meter a la fuerza
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to thrust in; often used with "en")
a. to cram in
La maleta estaba llena, pero yo metí a la fuerza mi vestido de noche. No iba sin él a ninguna parte.My suitcase was full, but I crammed my evening dress in. I didn't go anywhere without it.
b. to cram into
Me costó sudores meter la toalla a la fuerza en la bolsa de la playa.I sweated blood to cram the towel into the beach bag.
c. to ram into
Ana consiguió meter los dos pares de calcetines a la fuerza en el cajón, aunque estaba a rebosar.Ana managed to ram the two pairs of socks into the drawer, even though it was overflowing.
2. (to make enter; often used with "en")
a. to force into
Los soldados metían a la fuerza a la gente en los vagones de tren, empujándolos y amenazándolos.The soldiers were forcing the people into the train cars, pushing and threatening them.
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