charm (someone) with (something)

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charm (someone) with (something)

To enthrall and interest someone with something. During my visit this weekend, the school tried to charm me with activities and future internship opportunities, but I'm still just not interested in going there. She's no fool, so you'll have a hard time charming her with money alone.
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charm someone with something

to enchant or fascinate someone with something. He charmed her with stories of his house on the beach. She charmed him with her bright smile.
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References in classic literature ?
Who is likely to invite a stranger from a foreign country, unless it be one of those who can do public service as a seer, a healer of hurts, a carpenter, or a bard who can charm us with his singing?
While Papadopoulos will charm us with his singing voice, Greek chef Lefteris Lazarou will charm us with his dishes, which will be served as part of the event.
The outlaws duo, with just their first names denoting a low- caste, orphaned origin, charm us with their " rogue masculinity", but in their sentimental education, we witness the gumption of the film- maker and the scriptwriters who dreamt up that audacity.
Sabah will no longer charm us with her eternal smile and enchanting voice nor warm our hearts with her simplicity and modesty.
Sopranos Elizabeth Donovan, Helen-Jane Howells, Gweneth-Ann Jeffers and mezzo soprano Karina Lucas charm us with their myriad of roles while baritones Paul Carey-Jones and Richard Morris relish the vocal and dramatic possibilities given to them by both Thomas and Metcalf.
Precious metals charm us with their gleam, but it's all too easy to be led astray.
Both men fall into the Westlife category and try to charm us with drinks and compliments.
As always, Hopkins is top-notch, while Broderick still manages to charm us with his charisma, despite all the poo jokes (1994)
Many, many just charm us with lovely writing, like Jack Smith (Los Angeles Times) who composes a lyrical parable on heating Handel's Messiah in a peaceful college chapel:
The first, on September 23, will see the Khoury Ensemble present its original works of contemporary music of the East, followed on September 26 by Omar Faruk Tekbilek, who will charm us with his wind instruments.
Some people have sent in bundles of cards to improve their chances of winning - while others have tried to charm us with complimentary messages.