Business English Business Jargon: To hold one's feet to the fire
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Definition:

To put pressure on someone to perform.

Example Dialogue:

A: We’ve got a real problem. Our supplier hasn’t delivered the product.
B: OK. Call him up, and hold his feet to the fire. I want you to call him every day until the product arrives, and if you have to, tell him that we may have to look elsewhere if he can’t deliver.

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