entice (someone or something) into (something)

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entice (someone or something) into (something)

1. To appeal to someone or an animal in some way, in order to convince them to do something. My parents are trying to use money to entice me into getting better grades—and it's working!
2. To appeal to someone or an animal in some way, in order to convince them to physically enter something. What can we use to entice the animals into the trap? I enticed the kids into the car with the promise of ice cream.
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The school's email is reported to have read: "We have been made aware of an incident in which a man in a silver car approached a child and tried to entice them into the vehicle.
e two teenagers were playing around Colhugh Street and Rosedrew Farm when the man tried to entice them into a white van.
The two teenagers were playing around Colhugh Street when the man tried to entice them into a white van.
From concept stores and design malls to lobbies and lounges, urban entertainment centers, fairs and expos, and much more, public spaces of all kinds draw upon the fundamental principles that Mikunda clearly delineates to better set their customers at ease and entice them into returning again and again.