wheedle (one) into (doing something)

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wheedle (one) into (doing something)

To cajole, flatter, or plead with one in order to convince one to do something. I can't believe I let you wheedle me into working for your charity auction again this year. He's always wheedling other people in the office into doing the quarterly reports for him.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

wheedle someone into something

to get someone to agree to do something by begging or flattery. She is always trying to wheedle us into coming for a visit. You can't wheedle me into doing that!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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