What does the idiom “twist someone’s arm” mean?
twist someone’s arm [Verb]
The idiom “twist someone’s arm” generally means to persuade someone to do something. If someone twisted your arm, it means that someone has done a great job of convincing you to do something you might not have wanted to do.
“They had to twist his arm, but they got him to join the project”
“Uhm, you’ve twisted my arm. Ok John, I’ll go with you”.