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.
See also: entice
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Betdaq marketing director Shane McLaughlin said: "News of a prospective Premier League with its exciting and innovative format enticed us into our sponsorship of the competition and we are delighted to be associated with this ground-breaking event.