hold someone's feet to the fire

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Englisch - Englisch
To maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions

He kept tabs on presidents, monitored members of Congress, held bureaucrats' feet to the fire.

hold someone's feet to the fire

    Türkische aussprache

    hōld sʌmwʌnz fit tı dhi fayr

    Aussprache

    /ˈhōld ˈsəmˌwənz ˈfēt tə ᴛʜē ˈfīr/ /ˈhoʊld ˈsʌmˌwʌnz ˈfiːt tə ðiː ˈfaɪr/

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