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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.
See also: convince, of
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Provide the decision makers with any additional information you feel may be necessary to convince them the pricing you have provided looks reasonable and is acceptable.
Get actively involved to help our industry continue to get better, and help convince other leaders that we need an association like PIMA; industry leaders who work together to evaluate, sort, and develop training that will be known by the industry as the place to go to get quality leadership training that will get results for the industry.
I think change will only occur when adjuncts are able to convince others that the problems for adjunct faculty reach much further than the lowest rung of the academy.
This study investigates reasoning about public policy issues using Convince Me, a computer environment that supports argumentation (Diehl, 2001; Diehl, Ranney, & Shank, 2001; Schank, Ranney, & Hoadley, 1999; Schank, Ranney, Hoadley, Diehl, & Neff, 1994; Siegel & Ranney, in press; Weidner, Ranney, & Steinbach, 1998).
Having recently returned to practice in Italy from France, he explained the conflict of pursuing sustainable design within the contexts of Italian law and cultural heritage, recalling one instance where to gain planning consent he had to convince the authorities that his simple passive ventilation rooflights were actually mechanical rooftop plant.
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.
The other way is to convince you that you've already won.
These rides take you on a fantastical journey and convince you that what's imaginary is totally real.
Given a record of real growth rates of close to 10 percent per annum over an extended period of time, it is not surprising that it has been difficult to convince anyone that the economic system practiced in East Asia could not continue to produce positive results indefinitely.
The salesperson does not need to convince the customer; the customer convinces himself or herself.
They had to convince people to use their fly ash, and now it's an integral ingredient in many high-quality concretes - it's become necessary.
It was observed that the women are actively participating in election campaign of election 2018 and they could be seen in a large number in attending corner meetings, participating in door-to-door campaigns and public gatherings to convince the voters to cast their votes in favour of their candidates.
She has successfully managed to convince him that he is her dead son in an effort to get revenge on Sami for EJ's death.