Phrasal Verb 'muscle'

We have 4 phrasal verb definition related to 'muscle'.

Muscle in

Meaning:

Become involved in something when your involvement is not wanted

Example:

We tried to exclude him of the committee, but he MUSCLED IN.

Muscle in on

Meaning:

Become involved in something despite opposition to your involvement

Example:

She MUSCLED IN ON the deal even though we wanted to do it without her.

Muscle into

Meaning:

Become involved even though there is opposition to your involvement

Example:

They are MUSCLING INTO our market and there is very little we can do to stop them.

Muscle out

Meaning:

Use power, contacts, etc, to force someone out

Example:

They used their contacts in local government to MUSCLE the competitors OUT.