Twist someone’s arm

Twist someone’s arm


If your arm has been twisted it means that someone has done a great job of convincing you to do something you might not have wanted to to do.


“Jake, you should really come to the party tonight!”

“You know I can’t, I have to hit the books (study).”

“C’mon, you have to come! It’s going to be so much fun and there are going to be lots of girls there. Please come?”

“Pretty girls? Oh all right, you’ve twisted my arm, I’ll come!”



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘Twist someone’s arm’ mean?

The idiom Twist someone’s arm means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘Twist someone’s arm’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘Twist someone’s arm’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *