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persuade

US [pərˈsweɪd]
UK [pə(r)ˈsweɪd]
  • v.说服;劝说;使信服;使相信
  • Web劝服;劝导
Simple Present:persuades  Present Participle:persuading  Past Tense:persuaded  
persuade
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v.
1.
劝说;说服to make sb do sth by giving them good reasons for doing it
Try to persuade him to come.
尽量劝他来。
Please try and persuade her.
请尽力说服她。
She's always easily persuaded.
她向来禁不住劝。
I'm sure he'll come with a bit of persuading.
我相信,劝一劝他就会来的。
I allowed myself to be persuaded into entering the competition.
我搁不住人家的劝说,就参加了比赛。
2.
使信服;使相信to make sb believe that sth is true
It will be difficult to persuade them that there's no other choice.
很难让他们相信别无选择。
She had persuaded herself that life was not worth living.
她自认为人生没有价值。
No one was persuaded by his arguments.
没人相信他的论点。
I am still not fully persuaded of the plan's merits.
我还不能完全信服这个计划的优点。

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