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Force one’s hand


Force someone to do something against their will. End up in a situation where one has to follow a specific path whether or not you want to do it.(Compare to Shove down your throat or Hold a gun to  ones head.)

“If you continue to complain, you will force my hand and I’ll have to fire you.”

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