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English definition of “interest sb in sth”

interest sb in sth

phrasal verb with interest     /ˈɪn.trəst/ US  /-trɪst/ verb [T]
Someone might ask if they can interest you in something when that person is trying to persuade you to buy something or is offering you something: Can I interest you in our new range of kitchen fittings, madam? I don't suppose I can interest you in a quick drink after work, can I?Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
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