cajole (someone) into (something)

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cajole (someone) into (something)

To persuade or entice someone into doing something. Good luck cajoling someone into helping you clean your house! With the promise of baked goods, I was able to cajole Kelly into house-sitting for me.
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cajole someone into something

to coax or persuade someone to do something. They tried to cajole us into helping them move. You can't cajole me into doing that!
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Having deployed forcing tactics on Heltornic, he adopted a totally different approach on Nil Desperandum, sitting and suffering when his mount was on the stretch in the first half of the race before cajoling him into the thick of the action.