Translation of "coax" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary
coax verb [T]
› to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be
Perhaps you could coax your father into taking you to the station.
He has some information I want, so I'm going to try to coax it out of him over a drink.
A mother was coaxing her reluctant child into the water.
a coaxing voice
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act coaxing /ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ/
/ˈkoʊk-/ noun [U]
› A bit of gentle coaxing is all that's required and he'll come, I'm sure.
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act coaxingly /ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ.li/
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act