Last modified on 22 May 2014, at 21:16

twist someone's arm

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twist someone's arm

  1. Used other than as an idiom: To apply torsion along the length of the arm of (a person).
  2. (idiomatic, by extension) To coerce, force, or cajole.
    They had to twist his arm, but they got him to join the project.