Talk one into

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Definition

to talk someone into (doing something): to convince, to persuade someone to (do something)
idiom
I tried to talk him into coming but he refused. He wouldn't listen to my persuasive arguments!

Examples

  • "You'll be pleased to know that despite our little incident, I managed to talk those suckers at 'Smells R Us' into renewing their orders for the upcoming year."
  • "Don't let him talk you into anything that's not in the best interests of this company."

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