draw somebody into

[drɔː ˈɪn.tuː]


to make somebody participate in something, especially against their will

Examples 👇

The EU must draw Georgia into its arms. EURACTIV

... but the Chinese have been notoriously reluctant to get drawn into close coordination that might suggest their lack of confidence in the North Korean leadership’s staying power... The Japan Times

Coronavirus Turmoil, Free Trades Draw Newbies Into Stock Market. Wall Street Journal

Players such as Ville Heinola and David Gustafsson — who both had short stints with team this season — should draw into far more games, and rookies such as Gawanke and Joona Luoto should continue to improve. The Hockey Writers

PUC chair DeAnn Walker has consistently expressed deep concerns that the state was drawn into what she sees as a regional dispute. The Dallas Morning News (blog)

Long a repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias, the comic shop in the coronavirus era now finds itself drawn into a fight for its very survival. The Daily Standard

Middleman's profits draw India deal into Wirecard scandal. Financial Times

The Czechs are drawn into Group D, with England and Croatia. AS

Dinamo have been drawn into Group C with Man City, Shakhtar, and Atalanta. ESPN (blog)