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Definición de “prevail on/upon sb” en inglés

prevail on/upon sb

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with prevail   /prɪˈveɪl/ formal us  
to persuade someone to do something that they do not want to do: He was eventually prevailed upon to accept the appointment.
(Definition of prevail on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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