Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

przekonać in English:

1. convince convince


To be convinced
You can talk until you're blue in the face, but you'll never convince me.
Though Tom's English seems quite good at times, he doesn't seem to know his limitations and it's impossible to convince him that he's wrong when he makes a mistake.
No matter how much you try to convince people that chocolate is vanilla, it'll still be chocolate, even though you may manage to convince yourself and a few others that it's vanilla.
Whoever wants to marry her must first convince her father.
The Christian Religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince us of its veracity.
I sat down to translate the sentence shown on the main page into my native language, and half an hour and two dozen sentences later I had to convince myself to stop.
There's no way to convince him. He absolutely insists that the only way to solve the problem is his way.
And we try to convince ourselves -- we really try to convince ourselves they're wrong.
All the time, I try to convince my friends to stop playing games. It is so detrimental to health!
Your goal for the party tonight is to convince Wendy you're a mature guy.
Trump is trying to convince men they are the ‘true victims’ of #MeToo movement
​ B1 to persuade someone to do something namawiać [+ to do sth] I convinced her to go to the doctor's.
But if you said to them: "The planet he came from is Asteroid B-612," then they would be convinced, and leave you in peace from their questions.
If my parents punished me for something I didn't do, I would tell them the truth and try to convince them of my innocence.

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2. persuade


Nothing would persuade him.
The priest seems to make it a practice to climb on the underdog's bandwagon and persuade the other side to compromise.
Therefore, we try to persuade people not to have cash, to have money electronically transferred.
Second, smokers persuade themselves that there is nothing they can do about smoking anyway.
Granted that you are right, we still have to persuade him first.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
Perhaps having realized it was impossible to persuade her, Ms. Kurosaki sighed and sat down in her seat.
Some old men, by continually praising the time of their youth, would almost persuade us that there were no fools in those days; but unluckily they are left themselves for examples.
To persuade somebody that your recommendation is reasonable and wise, you have to give reasons and quote known examples and authorities.
He is ​trying to persuade ​local and ​foreign ​businesses to ​invest in the ​project.
It took the child weeks to persuade her mother to let her get a kitten
Have you persuaded your parents to buy tickets for the concert?
At first Mohandas refused, but at last his brother persuaded him.
It persuaded John F. Kennedy to withdraw support for Ngô Đình Diệm's government.
It had taken Rob some time to persuade Emma that Sophie was no threat to their marriage

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3. bring round



English word "przekonać"(bring round) occurs in sets:

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4. get round


to succeed in avoiding or solving a problem: We can get round the problem of space by building an extension. He got round the problem by an ingenious trick.
I managed to get round him in the end - it took me two weeks.

English word "przekonać"(get round) occurs in sets:

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