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interest sb in sth

phrasal verb with interest uk   /ˈɪn.trəst/  us   /-trɪst/ verb [T]
Someone might ask if they can interest you in something when that person is trying to persuade you to buy something or is offering you something: Can I interest you in our new range of kitchen fittings, madam? I don't suppose I can interest you in a quick drink after work, can I?
Translations of “interest sb in sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勸(某人)買, 請(某人)吃(或喝)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劝(某人)买, 请(某人)吃(或喝)…
(Definition of interest sb in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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