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Example Sentences for "persuade"

It took a lot of persuasion to get my children to eat their broccoliEun-Joo is trying to persuade her parents to let her go to New Zealand to study English.

It took a lot of persuasion to get my children to eat their broccoli.

She is a very persuasive speaker; by the end of the debate, she had everyone on her side.

His girlfriend persuaded him to move to Jefferson City with her while she went to school.

The police were finally able to persuade the bank robbers to release their hostages, and give themselves up.

The party's poor showing in the polls has persuaded the leader to step down.

It took the child weeks to persuade her mother to let her get a kitten.

There is a proverb which states that the shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests, and his own are the same.

Gilbert Highet once asked, What is politics, but persuading the public to vote for this, and support that, and endure these for the promise of those?

Winston Churchill once said, My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

One of my co-workers is trying to persuade us to use a new software program for doing the company accounts, but I'm a little unsure about it.

In 1919, Uruguay's President persuaded the government to adopt a law in which authority would be shared equally among several leaders.

In the nation of Bhutan, it is forbidden to try to persuade or force somewhat to change their religion.

The government of Denmark has initiated an aggressive campaign to persuade the Danish people to give up smoking.

Dean Rusk once said that one of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.

In 1817, the British government gave the Spanish government 400,000 and the Portuguese government 900,000 to persuade them to sign treaties outlawing slaveryFind someone who had to work hard to persuade his/her parents to let him/her sign up for this course.


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