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convince of (something)

To cause someone to believe that something is true. A noun or pronoun can be used between "convince" and "of." You have no experience in as a receptionist, so good luck convincing them of your qualifications for this job. You'll have a hard time convincing me of that.
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convince someone of something

to persuade someone that something is true. You will never convince me of what you say. I will probably convince myself of the need to find a better job.
See also: convince, of
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Social Pros is the flagship podcast for Convince & Convert Media.
All of the efforts of the President went in vain to convince Asfandyar Wali.
A starship crew travels the galaxy to convince other planets to outsource their services to England in the sci-fi sitcom ``Hyperdrive,'' tonight on BBC America.
Like inexperienced defense attorneys whose clients (estimates) may be sitting in jail, your estimates may be doomed by a failure to provide a strong defense to convince the judge (decision makers) to "free" their client.
It's my job to prepare my best possible case, poke holes in my competitor's case, and convince the customer to use steel for this application.
But to elect pro-life people, we had to first convince Christians to vote for life.
After two years visiting flower farms in the United States, Prolman was unable to convince any major grower to make the expensive plunge into organics.
I will direct as many people as I can to this article--most Brits are fairly rational creatures and it will surely convince them to vote in Europe's favor.
The Convince Me computer environment supports critical thinking by allowing users to create and evaluate computer-based representations of arguments.
Throughout, Collins' analyses of cultural artifacts, though not always easy reading, convince the reader that the Soledades, if not directly influenced by each and every one of the literary and social phenomena she mentions, at the very least is an artifact of the same enigmatic type as many others which were favored by the elite, courtly intellectual culture of seventeenth-century Spain.
Can we convince office workers to share printers, use flat screens or wear jumpers in the winter and tee-shirts in the summer?
The bank pays Arias Motors in 24 hours, so Melo has worked hard with the company's 37 sales agents to convince its 2,000 clients to switch to the new system.
MATTHEW UPSON has completed a pounds 3million move to Birmingham City - afterArsene Wenger failed to convince him he had a future at Arsenal.
Although I was convinced this would be a major success among brokers, I still had to convince them and their sales reps, and getting their attention is not often very easy," said Harari.
This is an odd collection of mammals, and it's tough to convince biologists who depend on morphology that this is a valid grouping," admits S.