Meaning of “sell someone on something” in the English Dictionary

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sell someone on something

phrasal verb with sell us /sel/ verb [ I/T ] past tense and past participle sold /soʊld/

to persuade someone that something is good, valuable, or useful:

The filmmakers sold me on the idea that my book would work on the screen.

(Definition of “sell someone on something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)