encourage (one) to (do something)

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encourage (one) to (do something)

To urge one to do something. My dad has always encouraged me to become an actress, but I just don't enjoy being the center of attention. That serious illness encouraged Colleen to start thinking about retirement.
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Parents have to teach children the value of money and guide them in their spending, encourage them to save, explore entrepreneurship opportunities, and expose them to solid financial planning.
Educate your staff on nutrition and encourage them to be healthy role models.
This program requires mentors, who were once teen mothers, to meet with students often, encourage them to stay in school and to help them with personal issues (UMDNJ Healthstate, 1999).
We press the leadership of these countries to move forward with economic and political reforms at every opportunity and encourage them to create the institutions necessary to that end.
More training is needed in the field to educate agents about the benefits of these initiatives to taxpayers and the IRS and to encourage them to use them on a regular basis.
We must get out and go to business and encourage them to relocate here," Nash said.
When asked what would encourage them to start using a biofuel in their vehicle, drivers offered the following response:
Encourage affiliated camps to query local Forest Service units about potential work projects and encourage them to cooperate in addressing those projects.
With the specific goal of making artists aware of the opportunity in surround music, the group will outreach to musicians and encourage them to submit their multichannel music to contests hosted at Tuner2.
Both the Republicans and Democrats are making an important gesture by making the effort to go where these potential younger voters are to register them and to encourage them to vote for the candidates of their choice.
We hope to encourage them to make fitness part of their lifestyle and help them realize that once they incorporate exercise into their daily routine, it will improve the way they feel both physically and mentally.
AOM is based on scientific research and is designed to provide education, support and tools to Americans of all ages to encourage them to take just 2000 extra steps each day (the equivalent of about one mile), and eat 100 calories less each day in order to create a balance between energy expenditure and consumption.
And for national investors, we think the Fund will encourage them to learn what we at Lilly have known for years - that Indiana is fertile ground for life sciences growth, anchored by strong research universities and a significant industry base.
This partnership with WWE(TM) and Weekly Reader provides KB Toys with a great opportunity to reach out to children through their local libraries and encourage them to pick up a book to read at home or at their local library," stated Tom Alfonsi, Senior Vice President Merchandising of KB Toys.
We will improve continually the training we offer customers and encourage them to learn.