Former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair yesterday said the West must do all it could to persuade Mr. Assad to step down.
In the marketplace of ideas, there is a difference between trying to persuade and trying to injure.
But is that kind of semantic argument going to persuade large numbers of swing voters to turn on Obama?
Then he decided to sneak into Biafra and persuade its leader of his position.
Nor could it persuade her that she was a person worth taking notice of.
I've written Mother to persuade your aunt, and she has promised to try.
Oh, what sport will be here, if I can persuade this wench to secrecy!
By the Bear, Simwa, I do not know how it is you persuade the gods to be always on your side.
The aim of the book is to persuade women to renounce marriage.
How could it be when I lack skill to persuade you of the sincerity of my sentiments?