thrust somebody on somebody

thrust somebody on somebody
ˈthrust sth/sb on/upon sb derived
to force sb to accept or deal with sth/sb that they do not want

She was annoyed at having three extra guests suddenly thrust on her.

Children of famous people have fame thrust upon them.

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