convince of (something)

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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

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
References in classic literature ?
I do not know why I should fear death, I who have died twice and am still alive; but yet I have the same horror of it as you who have never died, and it is because of this terror of death, I believe, that I am so convinced of my mortality.
"Well, Ned," said I, "is it possible that you are not convinced of the existence of this cetacean that we are following?
She has made Noah a religious fanatic, convinced of his righteousness, with the two older sons, Ham and Shem, caught up in their own madness.
Asked who within North American auto companies needs to be convinced of the benefits of aluminum, Riveros-Jacobson answers that it has to be vehicle program managers.
At the same time, many traditional, entrepreneurial recyclers and processors of metals and paper were not convinced of the profits to be made from handling plastic, and so stayed on the sidelines or were marginally involved in the segment.
He himself was completely convinced of having fulfilled, to the end, his duty before God and the tribunal of history.
., 1998, at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, as well as It is by confining one's neighbor that one is convinced of one's own sanity, 1995, at Galerie Nordenhake in Stockholm, the first installation to include a real-time monitoring system.
Despite various concerns, most of the authors say they are convinced of the surgery's utility for dying patients.