peer pressure

(personleft) + (foot/ be enough) Same-ON
★★☆☆☆
9 strokes

Onyomi

SOKU

Mnemonic

Peer pressure is when you make a person wear the same SOCKS on their feet that you do.

Kunyomi

うなが*す to press or encouarge someone to do something. Could be good, as in "Get up and dance! It's a party! Have some fun!" or bad, as in, "Work faster! If there's time to lean, there's time to clean!"
★★☆☆☆

Jukugo

催促(さいそく) する

repeatedly request ★☆☆☆☆
(sponsor) + (peer pressure) = 催促 (repeatedly request)

to repeat and repeat a demand. Can be used about corporations (This is your 3d notice of overdue library book) or between frends, ('I keep asking you to repay that $5 I lent you')

Synonyms

pressure, accelerate
促す    促進    催促    奨励    勇気づける    迫る