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put the heat on someone

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put the heat on someone

verb phrase

To use coercive pressure; LEAN ON someone: He put the heat on me to vote that way (1936+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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