arm-twist

arm-twist


Past participle: arm-twisting
Gerund: arm-twisted

Imperative
arm-twist
arm-twist
Present
I arm-twist
you arm-twist
he/she/it arm-twists
we arm-twist
you arm-twist
they arm-twist
Preterite
I arm-twisting
you arm-twisting
he/she/it arm-twisting
we arm-twisting
you arm-twisting
they arm-twisting
Present Continuous
I am arm-twisted
you are arm-twisted
he/she/it is arm-twisted
we are arm-twisted
you are arm-twisted
they are arm-twisted
Present Perfect
I have arm-twisting
you have arm-twisting
he/she/it has arm-twisting
we have arm-twisting
you have arm-twisting
they have arm-twisting
Past Continuous
I was arm-twisted
you were arm-twisted
he/she/it was arm-twisted
we were arm-twisted
you were arm-twisted
they were arm-twisted
Past Perfect
I had arm-twisting
you had arm-twisting
he/she/it had arm-twisting
we had arm-twisting
you had arm-twisting
they had arm-twisting
Future
I will arm-twist
you will arm-twist
he/she/it will arm-twist
we will arm-twist
you will arm-twist
they will arm-twist
Future Perfect
I will have arm-twisting
you will have arm-twisting
he/she/it will have arm-twisting
we will have arm-twisting
you will have arm-twisting
they will have arm-twisting
Future Continuous
I will be arm-twisted
you will be arm-twisted
he/she/it will be arm-twisted
we will be arm-twisted
you will be arm-twisted
they will be arm-twisted
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been arm-twisted
you have been arm-twisted
he/she/it has been arm-twisted
we have been arm-twisted
you have been arm-twisted
they have been arm-twisted
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been arm-twisted
you will have been arm-twisted
he/she/it will have been arm-twisted
we will have been arm-twisted
you will have been arm-twisted
they will have been arm-twisted
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been arm-twisted
you had been arm-twisted
he/she/it had been arm-twisted
we had been arm-twisted
you had been arm-twisted
they had been arm-twisted
Conditional
I would arm-twist
you would arm-twist
he/she/it would arm-twist
we would arm-twist
you would arm-twist
they would arm-twist
Past Conditional
I would have arm-twisting
you would have arm-twisting
he/she/it would have arm-twisting
we would have arm-twisting
you would have arm-twisting
they would have arm-twisting
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Translations

arm-twist

vt (inf)jdm Daumenschrauben anlegen (fig); to arm-twist somebody into doing somethingjdn so lange unter Druck setzen, bis er/sie etw tut
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
Wambua cautioned the Ngilu administration against trying to arm-twist the county assembly.
Hezbollah's Loyalty to Resistance bloc, said, 'The policy of blackmail and various type of pressures that US administrations practise against countries and forces that are opposed to their policies will never manage to arm-twist Hezbollah or change its stances against the US tyranny and injustice.
So he will arm-twist them over the next year to try to get his way.
"We have noted with concern attempts by both the Executive and the Legislature to arm-twist the Judiciary through thinly veiled verbal innuendo as well as starvation of funds in budgetary allocations," Mudavadi said.
This is why it reduced pay for all public officers including the Head of State, Deputy President, Cabinet secretaries and MPs.But MPs capitalise on the advantage that they have of approving budgets to determine their own pay and arm-twist other government departments to accede to their designs.
Modi offered the solution of throwing out Chennai Super Kings, owned by Srinivasan, from the IPL roster for cleansing the game, adding that instead of being the greatest tournament in the world, the IPL is wrongly used by BCCI to bully, arm-twist and bring disrepute to the game.
IT looks like David Cameron is to arm-twist councils into returning to weekly bin collections with financial incentives.
The party boss noted that the AGF letter to INEC was meant to arm-twist the electoral body and the judiciary to take action in favour of the ruling party.
The legislator said they would not allow some politicians to arm-twist Kenyans with the call for the review of the Constitution.
It added: 'In illegally blocking the flow of funds to these states, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government has ostensibly commenced a reprehensible design of using economic deprivation as a political tool to arm-twist governors and states to support President Buhari's re-election in 2019.
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal, a key figure in Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption, on Tuesday accused the government of keeping the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) out of the Right to Information (RTI) Act's ambit so that it can arm-twist its political opponents.