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woo away

To tempt, lure, or seduce someone away from someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "woo" and "away." No matter what I do or say, Chris seems consumed by this irrational fear that one my colleagues is going to woo me away. The company tried to woo her away from her job with an extremely attractive salary and range of benefits.
See also: away, woo

woo someone away (from someone or something)

to lure someone away from someone or something; to seduce someone away from someone or something. The manager of the new bank wooed all the tellers away from the old bank. They wooed away all the experienced people.
See also: away, woo
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Wang said they met in a coffee shop and then moved in together for several months until his lover found a 60-year-old American-born Chinese man, who wooed her away with a promise to take her to the US.
When they first met she already had a boyfriend, but his persistence soon wooed her away.