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Verb: egg on
Meaning: to encourage someone to do something that might not be a very good idea:
Translation: подбивать на что-то
Don’t egg him on!
Crude persuasion is to persistently egg someone on.
He was egging an innocent young man on to join him in his crooked deal.
The coxswain egged his crewmen on, and made a winning spurt at the last lap of the regatta.
Tom really wanted to walk away from the confrontation, but the bystanders kept egging him on.
The other students EGGED him ON when he started arguing with the teacher.