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persuade en inglés británico

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persuadeverb [ T ]

uk /pəˈsweɪd/ us /pɚˈsweɪd/

B1 to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it:

If she doesn't want to go, nothing you can say will persuade her.
[ + (that) ] It's no use trying to persuade him (that) you're innocent.
[ + to infinitive ] He is trying to persuade local and foreign businesses to invest in the project.
Using a bunch of bananas, the zoo-keeper persuaded the monkey back into its cage.
formal The first priority is to persuade the management of the urgency of this matter.
Her legal advisers persuaded her into/out of mentioning (= to mention/not to mention) the names of the people involved in the robbery.

Más ejemplos

  • Clever salesmanship can persuade you to buy things you don't really want.
  • We only need one more player for this game - can you persuade your sister to join in?
  • I have a suspicion that he only asked me out because my brother persuaded him to.
  • Johnson was influential in persuading the producers to put money into the film.
  • She used her womanly charms to persuade him to change his mind.

(Definición de persuade del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

persuade en inglés americano

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persuadeverb [ T ]

us /pərˈsweɪd/

to cause people to do or believe something, esp. by explaining why they should:

The government is trying to persuade consumers to save more.
She tried to persuade them that they should leave.
adjective us /pərˈsweɪ·sɪv, -zɪv/

a persuasive argument

(Definición de persuade del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)