Example sentences for: persuaded

How can you use “persuaded” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In another case, firefighters had successfully descended to the lobby, where another firefighter then persuaded them to reascend in order to look for specific FDNY personnel.

  • The paper's editorial Monday said it was difficult to imagine Clinton now having the authority George Bush had wielded when he persuaded a reluctant Congress in 1990 to drive Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait: "His presence in the White House is damaging not only to America, but to all those countries which share its values."

  • To finance the counterterrorism effort, Tenet had gone to congressional leaders after the 1998 embassy bombings and persuaded them to give the CIA a special supplemental appropriation.

  • And mustn't the -malion fragment refer to Pygmalion, the legendary king who fell in love with his sculpture of a woman and persuaded Aphrodite to bring it to life?

  • The NYT reports that today, the Clinton administration will announce that it has persuaded handgun manufacturers to provide child-safety locks with all their products.


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