argue someone into

argue someone into
convince someone to do something

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • argue someone into (doing) something — argue someone into/out of/(doing) something british phrase to persuade someone to do not to do something I’ve managed to argue him out of going to the match. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do somethingsynonym Main entr …   Useful english dictionary

  • argue someone out of (doing) something — argue someone into/out of/(doing) something british phrase to persuade someone to do not to do something I’ve managed to argue him out of going to the match. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do somethingsynonym Main entr …   Useful english dictionary

  • argue */*/*/ — UK [ˈɑː(r)ɡju] / US [ˈɑrˌɡju] verb Word forms argue : present tense I/you/we/they argue he/she/it argues present participle arguing past tense argued past participle argued 1) a) [intransitive] if people argue, they speak to each other in an… …   English dictionary

  • argue — ar|gue [ ar,gju ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive if people argue, they speak to each other in an angry way because they disagree: QUARREL: Those girls are always arguing! argue with: Don t argue with me you know I m right. argue about/over: We used… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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

  • argue — ar|gue W1S1 [ˈa:gju: US ˈa:r ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: arguer, from Latin arguere to make clear ] 1.) to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way ▪ We could hear the neighbours arguing. argue with ▪ Gallacher… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • argue — verb 1 DISAGREE (I) to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way: Did you hear the couple next door arguing last night? (+ with): I m not going to argue with you, but I think you re wrong. (+ about): They were arguing about how to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Long Day's Journey into Night — For the film, see Long Day s Journey Into Night (1962 film). Long Day s Journey Into Night Original window card, 1956 Written by Eugene O Neill …   Wikipedia

  • prevail on/upon — PERSUADE, induce, talk someone into, coax, convince, make, get, press someone into, argue someone into, urge, pressure someone into, pressurize someone into, coerce; informal sweet talk, soft soap. → prevail * * * prevail on/upon [phrasal verb]… …   Useful english dictionary

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