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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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When the Supreme Court handed down its decision June 9, it unanimously upheld the existing clear and convincing standard.
There is no sound reason why insurance companies should not bear the burden of proving an IFPA violation by clear and convincing evidence.
She makes a convincing case, analyzing a number of similarities in representations of space in Gongora's poem and Renaissance gardens.
Intangible expenses/costs (including intangibles-related interest expense) are not required to be added back if: (1) the related recipient is in a foreign income tax treaty country; (2) the taxpayer shows by clear and convincing evidence that the addback is unreasonable; (3) The division agrees in writing to an alternative apportionment method; or (4) the taxpayer shows by a preponderance of the evidence that the related party paid the same amount to an unrelated third party ha the same year and the underlying transaction did not have a principal purpose of avoiding New Jersey tax.
Father Kenna was apparently pretty convincing because, when the Senate vote was taken, it was nearly unanimous in favour of the park.
We face a somewhat more difficult task in convincing the IMF's membership as a whole of the need for change.
2) Cases in which one party has accused another of a civil wrong with more severe implications, such as fraud, require proof by clear and convincing evidence.
It took a lot of convincing before any woman could believe that she, herself, could use a loan to earn income.
Also there are neither protections requiring proof by a clear and convincing standard nor separate trials on punitive damage issues.
One of the toughest selling jobs the sales and marketing manager in our industry has is convincing top management that more direct salespeople are needed to accomplish the foundry's marketing objectives.
Snap Art quickly creates convincing, one-click natural media with no laborious hand editing.
The Decision Review System has been openly opposed by the BCCI ever since its inception but the ICC are insistent on convincing the former to eventually embrace the technology.
After reading Johnson, I reread Dibelius's introduction to his commentary in the Hermeneia series, and I find Dibelius still more convincing.
Captain David Beckham has called on England to inspire the nation with a convincing victory against Northern Ireland in Saturday's World Cup qualifier.
Low is largely convincing on these points, but what she fails to do is make it clear that the people who choose to live in gated communities are really any different from people who live in other affluent suburban developments.