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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.
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l) We see technology and techno science in particular, as having a powerful discursive convincement as strong as the one of modern science , establishing true "laic dogmas" even temporary ones.
Inspiration, convincement, and transformation-these are
For other contemporary examples in Britain and America, see Thomas Lurting, The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian: Manifested in the Convincement and Conversion of Thomas Lurting.
It is a synonym for God; it refers to the process of convincement -- being reached by the truth; and it is the way of life which springs from convincement -- walking in the truth.
The political history of several periods in human history has been characterized by a special trait towards convincement and public sensitivity.
He called on the political leaders to "give higher attention for Iraq's interests than selfish interests, because the people, from southern Iraq's Basra to northern Iraq's Mosul cities, have demanded the departure of the American forces from Iraq; that is why there must be a real convincement by those leaders towards the departure of the U.
Our convincement that the shaking and unstable political situation, as well as the deteriorated relations among members of the political process, form a platform for criminal activity in general and terrorism in special.