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)
The idiom ‘Twist someone’s arm’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘Twist someone’s arm’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.