- to coax somebody/something
into -ingI coaxed the child into going to bedconvencí al niño para que se acostaraI coaxed the engine into starting/the animal into the cagecon paciencia logré que el motor arrancara/que el animal se metiera en la jaulato coax somebody to+ infinitiveshe coaxed them to eatcon paciencia intentó que comieranto coax something fromor out ofsomebodysonsacarle algoI managed to coax an answer/the information out of her aalguienlogré sonsacarle una respuesta/la informacióna coaxing voice/smileuna voz/sonrisa persuasivaExample sentences
- This year I was coaxed into starting my holiday baking early.
- He was coaxed into a reading and soon found himself studying with an acting coach, having his long hair cut to marine length for the part.
- After the fighting ended, he hid in the jungle for two years before he was coaxed into surrendering.
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