Idiom: talk someone into something
Note: the opposite idiom (to dissuade someone) is to talk someone OUT of doing something.
— I wish I had gone with Sandy to buy her car—the salesperson talked her into purchasing the most expensive model.
— Please stop asking—you’re not going to talk me into letting you go out with your friends tonight.
— Don't try to talk me into coming home for Thanksgiving. I've already promised to go to my roommate's family's home in Aspen.
— Do you think you could talk your sister into babysitting for us this weekend?
— You're not going to talk me into going away for spring break. I'm not interested in drinking and partying for a week.
— Unfortunately, her boss talked her into taking on another project so she'll be working late for the next few months.
— If your boyfriend is trying to talk you into taking drugs, perhaps you need to find a new boyfriend.
— My parents are really glad that I talked them into downsizing to a townhouse. They've saved a lot of money and now have access to tennis courts and a pool.
— My boss is upset the director talked her into hiring a consultant to write a grant proposal for us. The consultant is incompetent and we are approaching the deadline.
— Remember that you are the one that talked me into not buying flight insurance. We're probably going to lose $2,200.
— I've tried to talk my brother into having a longer engagement but this has only made him more determined to get married right away.
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