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    #1

    browbeat someone into doing something

    Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary
    browbeat
    [+ obj] : to use threats or angry speech to make (someone) do or accept something
    ▪ His father likes to browbeat waiters and waitresses. often + into ▪ He refuses to be browbeaten into making changes he thinks are not necessary.
    Is it wrong to say "browbeat someone to do something" to mean "browbeat someone into doing something"?

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    Re: browbeat someone into doing something

    No, it's not wrong.

    After the stock-market crash of 1929, Hoover browbeat business leaders to keep wages and prices high.

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    #3

    Re: browbeat someone into doing something

    1. browbeat someone into doing something
    2. browbeat someone to do something

    Is #1 more commonly used than #2?

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    Re: browbeat someone into doing something

    Yes

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