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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “sell”

sell

verb [T] (PERSUADE)
說服
    /sel/ (sold)
to persuade someone that an idea or plan is a good one and likely to be successful
說服;使接受
My boss is very old-fashioned and I'm having a lot of trouble selling the idea of working at home occasionally.
我的上司很守舊,我要費好大的功夫才能使他相信偶爾在家裡工作是個不錯的主意。
[+ two objects] The chance of greater access to European markets would help sell the President the scheme/sell the scheme to the President.
有機會更進一步打入歐洲市場將能說服總統接受這個計劃。
She's really sold on the idea of buying a new car.
她真的覺得買輛新車是個好主意。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of sell verb (PERSUADE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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