talk (someone) into (something)


talk (someone) into (something)
talk (someone) into (something) to persuade someone to do something.

It was pretty hard to talk the kids into going to the dance, but they did go and had a great time.

She talked the boss into buying new computers by saying we could work faster with them.

Opposite of: talk (someone) out of (something)

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  • talk someone into something — don t even try to talk me into giving you another loan Syn: persuade into, argue into, cajole into, coax into, bring around to, inveigle into, wheedle into, sweet talk into, prevail on someone to; informal hustle into, fast talk into …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • talk someone into something — PERSUADE INTO, argue into, cajole into, coax into, bring round to, inveigle into, wheedle into, prevail on someone to; informal sweet talk into, hustle, fast talk. → talk …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk someone into (doing) something — talk someone into/out of/(doing) something phrase to persuade someone to do something or not to do something I talked her into going to London with me. His father talked him out of moving out. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet-talk (someone) into (doing something) — to persuade someone to do something by saying nice things to them. Don t let him sweet talk you into staying the night …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk (someone) out of (something) — to persuade someone not to do something. She had to talk him out of quitting his job. I wish I d known she was taking the drug, I would have tried to talk her out of it. Opposite of: talk (someone) into (something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk someone out of (doing) something — talk someone into/out of/(doing) something phrase to persuade someone to do something or not to do something I talked her into going to London with me. His father talked him out of moving out. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk sb into sth — UK US talk sb into sth Phrasal Verb with talk({{}}/tɔːk/ verb [I] ► to persuade someone to do something: »She doesn t really want to be on the committee, but I think I can talk her into it …   Financial and business terms

  • talk your way into something — talk your way into/out of/something phrase to persuade someone to let you do or avoid something She eventually talked her way into a part in a film. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˈtalk sb ˌinto sth — phrasal verb to persuade someone to do something They talked their mother into taking a rest for a while.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • talk into — verb persuade somebody to do something (Freq. 7) • Ant: ↑talk out of • Hypernyms: ↑persuade • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody into V ing something * * * talk into ● …   Useful english dictionary


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