ram down someone's throat

   If you ram something down someone's throat, you force them to accept something against their will.
   

I encourage him to learn English but I can't ram it down his throat.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • ram down someone's throat — ram (something) down someone s throat see ↑throat • • • Main Entry: ↑ram …   Useful english dictionary

  • ram (something) down (someone's) throat — informal if someone rams their opinions or ideas down your throat, they force you to listen to them and try to make you accept them. And although he s got very strong views on such subjects, he doesn t try to ram them down your throat. He s a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • ram something down someone's throat — force/push/ram/thrust/something down someone’s throat informal phrase to force someone to have or to accept something Viewers continue to have programmes like this thrust down their throats every day. Thesaurus: to nag or force someone to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ram something down someone’s throat — v. to force something upon someone. (Not literal.) □ Don’t try to ram that nonsense down my throat. □ They’re always trying to ram something down our throats …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • force something down someone's throat — force/push/ram/thrust/something down someone’s throat informal phrase to force someone to have or to accept something Viewers continue to have programmes like this thrust down their throats every day. Thesaurus: to nag or force someone to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • force/ram/shove something down someone's throat — force/ram/shove (something) down someone s throat informal : to force someone to accept or like (something, such as your ideas or beliefs) She was always forcing her opinions down his throat. • • • Main Entry: ↑throat …   Useful english dictionary

  • force/ram/shove down someone's throat — force/ram/shove (something) down someone s throat informal : to force someone to accept or like (something, such as your ideas or beliefs) She was always forcing her opinions down his throat. • • • Main Entry: ↑throat …   Useful english dictionary

  • push something down someone's throat — force/push/ram/thrust/something down someone’s throat informal phrase to force someone to have or to accept something Viewers continue to have programmes like this thrust down their throats every day. Thesaurus: to nag or force someone to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrust something down someone's throat — force/push/ram/thrust/something down someone’s throat informal phrase to force someone to have or to accept something Viewers continue to have programmes like this thrust down their throats every day. Thesaurus: to nag or force someone to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • throat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. neck, gullet, gorge, maw; windpipe; throttle. See opening. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. neck, windpipe, larynx, trachea, esophagus, jugular region, gullet, gorge, jugulum. • cut each other s throats*, Syn …   English dictionary for students


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