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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool Force one's hand...

    Hi,

    Is this expression correct:

    "I don't like people to force my hand!"

    Meaning that I don't like when people try to force me to take a decision.

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    Default Re: Force one's hand...

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    Default Re: Force one's hand...

    The expression comes from card games and is taken to mean (usually) that you are forced to play a card that you wouldn't if you were in a stronger position.

    So, if someone has forced your hand, you are unlikely to have any alternative to choose.

    Dave

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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool Re: Force one's hand...

    Thank you!

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