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win someone over

phrasal verb with win us /wɪn/ verb [ I/T ] present participle winning, past tense and past participle won /wʌn/

to succeed in getting someone's support or agreement, esp. when the person was previously opposed to you:

He had some good ideas, but failed to win over Congress.

(Definition of “win someone over” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)