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British English: /kəʊks/
American English: /koʊks/

Translation of coax in German:

transitive verb

  • coax somebody to do something
    jemanden überreden od. dazu bringen, etwas zu tun
    coax somebody into doing something
    jemanden herumkriegen [colloquial], etwas zu tun
    coax a fire to burn/an engine into life
    ein Feuer/einen Motor in Gang bringen
    coax a smile/some money out of somebody
    jemandem ein Lächeln/etwas Geld entlocken
    coax somebody out of doing something
    jemandem ausreden, etwas zu tun

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