encourage (one) in (something)

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encourage (one) in (something)

To support and urge one on in some pursuit. My dad has always encouraged me in my studies, but he refuses to accept my interest in becoming an actress.
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encourage someone in something

to give support to someone about something in particular. We want to encourage her in her musical career. Ted encouraged me in my efforts to become a baseball player.
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Zack said it was his mentor, the late Chesterfield Smith, who encouraged ins participation in the ABA and that the leadership of the house was something to which he should aspire.