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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Owusu-Karikari entreated them to make themselves relevant and should not wait for a house salary, but learn how to work free, for that is where they get hired since jobs are always available but we don't have the right people to do it.
He entreated them to put the items and equipment to good use, and called on People With Disabilities not to relent on their efforts, but to persevere to reach greater heights in life.
Presenting the items, which included uniforms, belts, caps as well as boots, the DCE commended the personnel and entreated them to work harder to enhance security of the district.