Persuading in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Persuading

present participle of persuade | An act of persuasion.

Short Example Sentences for Persuading

  • 1. She was persuading me not to go! 🔊
  • 2. Has she been persuading you to make a fool of yourself? 🔊
  • 3. Do you think this is persuading me not to go? 🔊
  • 4. I have succeeded in persuading my father to rise. 🔊
  • 5. By hard pleading I succeeded in persuading him to go. 🔊
  • 6. But there seemed to be some difficulty about persuading the mules to cross it. 🔊
  • 7. I spoke as if I might, only in hope of persuading you, opening your eyes. 🔊

How to use Persuading in Sentences?

  • 1. I mean the whole business of persuading the public that the improbable is probable. 🔊
  • 2. These injunctions even prevented the strikers from persuading fellow employees to quit work. 🔊
  • 3. After much persuading he at last went, and returned next day with the medicine. 🔊
  • 4. She was urging him to allow her to get back, but he was persuading her to remain a little longer. 🔊
  • 5. We now found but little difficulty in persuading ourselves that we were really Christians. 🔊
  • 6. By the way, have you ever succeeded in persuading his mother to send Leonard to school? 🔊
  • 7. I had quite a time persuading the Smithsonian to give it back to me, as you may Imagine. 🔊
  • 8. There can be no doubt but that this great force was a factor in persuading the enemy to acknowledge defeat when he did. 🔊
  • 9. How is it that we have succeeded in persuading reasonable beings that the thing most impossible to understand was the most essential for them. 🔊
  • 10. Lavretsky did not succeed in persuading him to stay, but he got as much talk as he wanted out of him. 🔊
  • 11. People would not touch it, though the experiment of persuading them to cultivate this root had been frequently tried. 🔊
  • 12. Caesar was glad to hear her say so, persuading himself thereby that she had yet a desire to save her life. 🔊
  • 13. She was a hanger-on of the court, and began her work by persuading the cardinal that the queen regarded him with favor. 🔊
  • 14. The difficulties of the situation will be met, not by compelling the children to attend, but by persuading and attracting them. 🔊
  • 15. Like most weak and silly people, he had occasional stubborn fits when you could beat him to a pulp without persuading him. 🔊
  • 16. He anointed some peasants with a pomade made of belladonna or opium, persuading them that the operation would convey them to the witch-sabbath. 🔊
  • 17. The speculation failed, and your father basely withdrew from the compact, persuading the other brother to follow his lead. 🔊
  • 18. No one could deny him long; he had a way of persuading and convincing people, and always got his own will in the end. 🔊
  • 19. Every arrangement was made for my departure, and during the preparations, the sultan was continually with me, persuading me to abandon the idea. 🔊
  • 20. She succeeded in persuading the foolish old lord, her husband, that his son was now manifesting the deepest affection towards her. 🔊
  • 21. He fought manfully, persuading himself that his scruples were as idle as air, remnants of the long since outgrown superstitions of his childhood. 🔊
  • 22. What shall I do who am always singing them and have no success (in persuading them to the consecrated life)? 🔊
  • 23. Who are you, evil spirit, who are zealous to transgress our commands, besides persuading others to come to an evil end? 🔊
  • 24. She knelt by me, persuading me to rise, curbing her own feelings as she kissed the tears from my cheeks, promising never to wound my peace again. 🔊
  • 25. During the course of the morning, I succeeded in persuading her that she must have made a mistake, and she consented to smile once more. 🔊
  • 26. However, it did not get burnt, though I had some difficulty in persuading him to let me get it printed instead. 🔊
  • 27. I had small difficulty in persuading Koenraad du Plessis next morning to lead me to the place of misfortune. 🔊
  • 28. He is keen that the money should be paid, had evidently been persuading Sir Michael that it ought to be paid. 🔊