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interest sb in sth

phrasal verb with interest uk   /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?
Translations of “interest sb in sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勸(某人)買, 請(某人)吃(或喝)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劝(某人)买, 请(某人)吃(或喝)…
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