Usage examples for forced

  1. I should not have spoken unless you forced it upon me. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. Yet, when she forced herself to stop and think, it was all about nothing. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  3. It was forced upon us all right, but who made it necessary? – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. I am afraid we shall be forced to sell the place, though it would be hard to leave it." – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  5. It seems it is forced on me. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  6. It was late when they reached the hotel at Leamington, and they were forced to hurry in order to be dressed in time for dinner. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  7. Mrs. Fugler was forced to give in. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  8. I was forced to say I would." – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  9. No, I don't think so, he replied with a forced smile. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  10. I forced myself to it, thinking it must be my father's will- my duty to the dead. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  11. The truth forced itself upon them all then. – One Day At Arle by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. My laugh is a little forced, I'm afraid, and the Baron seems not to have heard. – Under the Southern Cross by Elizabeth Robins
  13. Well, then he forced me to a decision. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  14. " I don't believe I should wait," again it seemed to Christina, as though the words were being forced from her. – Christina by L. G. Moberly
  15. He had forced this man to hear, even though he would not listen. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  16. I would not think of her- I forced myself not to think of her- but now I shall never, never think of anyone else any more! – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  17. She felt as though she forced the word. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  18. Yes; there can be no forced meaning there, can there, sir? – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  19. We act as we are forced. – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller