Grammar Patterns

V n into -ing; V n into n

V n into -ing; V n into n

He claimed the police had bullied him into admitting the crime.
His wife Sonia could bully him into silence.
There are two ways you can win them over, either by charming them into supporting you or by proving them wrong.
His uncompromisingly honest songs charm you into rapt attention.
The experience has lulled citizens into accepting dismal levels of public service.
His absence had lulled Felicity into a sense of security.
She might be able to shame her friends into lending her the money.
He could well shame other nations into action.
  • badger
  • blackmail
  • bludgeon
  • bounce
  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • bully
  • cajole
  • charm
  • chasten
  • chivvy
  • co-opt
  • coerce
  • con
  • condition
  • cow
  • deceive
  • dragoon
  • dupe
  • entrap
  • fool
  • force
  • galvanize
  • goad
  • intimidate
  • inveigle
  • jolt
  • lull
  • lure
  • manoeuvre
  • nag
  • nudge
  • panic
  • persuade
  • press
  • press-gang
  • pressure
  • prod
  • propel
  • provoke
  • push
  • put
  • railroad
  • rush
  • scare
  • seduce
  • shame
  • sidetrack
  • spur
  • stampede
  • steamroller
  • steer
  • stir
  • sweet talk
  • tempt
  • terrify
  • trap
  • trick
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