Prepositions after "persuade"
persuade by, of, at, in or against?
|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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