Definition of whip someone into in English:

whip someone into

Urge or rouse someone into (a specified state or position): the radio host whipped his listeners into a frenzy
More example sentences
  • With the help of his trainer Percy, Hilary manages to whip Eddie into decent shape and secures a big fight.
  • It merely serves as a pretext to whip the country into a war frenzy and to justify insertion of large numbers of troops into Mesopotamia.
  • He will have his hands full if he intends to whip it into an effective agency.
Synonyms
rouse, stir up, excite, galvanize, electrify, stimulate, inspire, move, fire up, fire the enthusiasm of, fire the imagination of, get someone going, inflame, agitate, goad, provoke;
incite, egg on, spur on;
North American light a fire under
rare inspirit
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