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coax

verb [T]
 
 
/kəʊks/ US  /koʊks/
to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be
哄劝;哄骗;劝诱
Perhaps you could coax your father into taking you to the station.
也许你能花言巧语说服父亲带你去车站。
He has some information I want, so I'm going to try to coax it out of him over a drink.
他知道一些我想要的消息,所以我要设法在喝酒时从他那里把它套出来。
A mother was coaxing her reluctant child into the water.
一位母亲正在哄劝不情愿的孩子下水。
a coaxing voice
诱哄的口气
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
coaxing
 
 
/ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ/ US  /ˈkoʊk-/ noun [U]
A bit of gentle coaxing is all that's required and he'll come, I'm sure.
我肯定,只要一点点温柔的哄骗他就会来的。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
coaxingly
 
 
/ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ.li/ US  /ˈkoʊk-/ adverb
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of coax from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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