entreat (one) to (do something)

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entreat (one) to (do something)

To beg or plead with someone to do something. When the babysitter suddenly canceled, my parents entreated me to stay home with my siblings instead of going out with my friends.
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1 came up to him shortly before the end of the season and entreated him to hang on because the pounds 3,000 was going to pay for his mumOs eye operation.
Mr Illingworth said: "I entreated him to pay more attention to English and maths.