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‘Force’ as a verb

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Force’ as a verb.

1

It was forced upon me that here was a man born to play a big part.

From ‘Mr Standfast’, by John Buchan.

2

“Go to him, Elinor,” she cried, as soon as she could speak, “and force him to come to me.”

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

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She was nearly fainting: all her former habitual dread of her uncle was returning.

From ‘Mansfield Park’, by Jane Austen.

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