Prepositions after "persuade"

persuade by, of, at, in or against?

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    In 68% of cases persuade by is used
    I am not persuaded by this argument either.
    Do not be persuaded by anyone to do anything you aren't comfortable doing.
    Even the French seem persuaded by Boyle's eccentric and modestly patriotic show.
    He was initially reluctant to take the name, but was persuaded by Vince McMahon and Jim Ross.
    He wants to cut it down, but is persuaded by the keeper of the vineyard to give it one more year.
    I don't see any reason not to be persuaded by Darryl 's, and Jacob 's, and Nate's critique of him.
    If we accept as a starting point a worldview that has reductive materialism as a first principle, we will not be persuaded by Nagel.
    Landowners can be persuaded by financial incentives through ecosystem service payments to lease their land for use as wildlife corridors.
    In that capacity, I am persuaded by Scripture, history, and reason that Catholicism is closer to the religion of Jesus Himself than is Mormonism.
    The Queen wanted his successor as party leader, Lord Hartington, to form her new government, but was persuaded by him to bring back Gladstone as prime minister.

    In 9% of cases persuade of is used
    More recently I have been persuaded of the speed benefits of a deep section rear wheel, so borrowed from a Mr Smernicki, a FFWD 90 rear tubular wheel.

    In 5% of cases persuade at is used
    We are not persuaded at all that he is being sincere.

    In 5% of cases persuade in is used
    When Briatore was reportedly persuaded in a late-night meeting with F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone to sign up-and-coming driver Michael Schumacher, the Benetton success story was assured.

    In 2% of cases persuade against is used
    However, as with the film, Frank survives and turns traitor for the state, but is persuaded against this by the appearance of his brother Vincenzo.

    In 2% of cases persuade towards is used
    Take a minute and ask yourself these questions; What are your dreams? What are you doing towards achieving these dreams? As human beings, we are persuaded towards comfort.

    In 2% of cases persuade with is used
    I suspect Brown is telling us the stunt was a ' snow-job ', a term defined as ' an effort to deceive, overwhelm, or persuade with insincere talk and flattery '.

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