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sell

verb [T] (PERSUADE)
说服
 
 
/sel/ (sold)
to persuade someone that an idea or plan is a good one and likely to be successful
说服;使接受
My boss is very old-fashioned and I'm having a lot of trouble selling the idea of working at home occasionally.
我的上司很守旧,我要费好大的劲才能使他相信偶尔在家里工作是个不错的主意。
[+ two objects] The chance of greater access to European markets would help sell the President the scheme/sell the scheme to the President.
有可能促进对欧洲市场的渗入会推动总统接受这个计划的。
She's really sold on the idea of buying a new car.
她真的觉得买辆新车是个好主意。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of sell verb (PERSUADE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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