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force the issue

Definition of force the issue in English:

Compel the making of an immediate decision.
Example sentences
  • The trial verdict should have been the end of the matter, but no, some overblown ego has to make a rash decision that might rebound on him just to force the issue of moral righteousness.
  • Lawsuits force the issue, and the results are more immediate than whatever develops from education.
  • This season, through two games, his errors were caused by a lack of awareness, uncertainty in decision-making and forcing the issue.
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