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Sinônimos de lean on someone

(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to depend on (someone) for help and advice
She leaned on him to help her solve her problems.
Sinônimos
depend on
She assured him that he could depend on her.
,
trust
‘I trust you completely,’ he said.
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rely on
I know I can rely on you to sort it out.
,
cling to
,
count on
,
confide in
,
have faith in
(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to try to influence (someone) by using threats
(informal)  Colin was being leaned on by his bankers.
Sinônimos
pressurize
He thought she was trying to pressurize him into agreeing.
,
intimidate
Attempts to intimidate people into voting for them failed.
,
coerce
He argued that the government had coerced him into resigning.
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breathe down someone's neck
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browbeat
attempts to deceive, con, or browbeat the voters
,
twist someone's arm (informal)
,
put the screws on (slang)
See lean

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of browbeat
Definition
to frighten (someone) with threats
attempts to deceive, con, or browbeat the voters
Sinônimos
cow,
bulldoze (informal),
overawe,
ride roughshod over,
overbear,
in the sense of coerce
Definition
to compel or force
He argued that the government had coerced him into resigning.
Sinônimos
railroad (informal),
bulldoze (informal),
press-gang,
twist (someone's) arm (informal),
in the sense of intimidate
Definition
to subdue or influence (someone) through fear
Attempts to intimidate people into voting for them failed.
Sinônimos
cow,
awe,
lean on (informal),
overawe,
scare off (informal),
twist someone's arm (informal),
scare the bejesus out of (informal),
affright (archaic),

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