He brought pressure to bear on our decision.
Kare wa wareware no kettei ni atsuryoku o kaketa.
he; him; his; boyfriend
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
at (place, time); in; on; during; to (direction, state); toward; into; for (purpose); because of (reason); for; with; by; from; as (i.e. in the role of); per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month"); and; in addition to; if; although
pressure; stress; coercion; arm-twisting
indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
to hang (e.g. picture); to hoist (e.g. sail); to raise (e.g. flag); to sit; to take (time, money); to expend (money, time, etc.); to make (a call); to multiply; to secure (e.g. lock); to put on (glasses, etc.); to cover; to burden someone; to apply (insurance); to turn on (an engine, etc.); to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.); to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on; to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.); to bind; to pour (or sprinkle, spray, etc.) onto; to argue (in court); to deliberate (in a meeting); to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.); to increase further; to catch (in a trap, etc.); to set atop; to erect (a makeshift building); to hold (a play, festival, etc.); to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gamble; to be partway doing ...; to begin (but not complete) ...; to be about to ...; indicates (verb) is being directed to (someone)
Readings: ヒ、 かれ、 かの、 か.の
Meanings: he, that, the
Readings: ガ、 われ、 わ、 わ.が-、 わが-
Meanings: ego, I, selfish, our, oneself
Readings: ケツ、 き.める、 -ぎ.め、 き.まる、 さ.く
Meanings: decide, fix, agree upon, appoint
Readings: テイ、 ジョウ、 さだ.める、 さだ.まる、 さだ.か
Meanings: determine, fix, establish, decide
Readings: アツ、 エン、 オウ、 お.す、 へ.す、 おさ.える、 お.さえる
Meanings: pressure, push, overwhelm, oppress, dominate
Readings: リョク、 リキ、 リイ、 ちから
Meanings: power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert