seek to persuade

See: counsel
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Then have a care, I repeat, for you seek to persuade me, and if you succeed I should lose my reason, for I should hope that I could again behold Valentine.
According to some sources, Ahmeti offered Zaev a deal--in return for his not revealing any compromising material about BDI, BDI would support Zaev's demand for setting up an interim government and would seek to persuade Prime Minister Gruevski, too, to accept the idea; and according to other sources, Ahmeti was already given the material pertaining to BDI at this meeting with Zaev, Dnevnik reports.
She said: "I would be delighted to convene a cross-party campaign to seek to persuade the UK Government to change its mind.
LONDON, Ramadan 23, 1435, July 20, 2014, SPA -- Britain will on Tuesday seek to persuade other European leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over the downing of a Malaysian jet carrying 298 passengers, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday, according to Reuters.
The talks seek to persuade Iran to limit its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.
But we will also seek to persuade others to press for measures allowing doctors and other medical workers in Syria to do their job.
MARK DRAKEFORD has said he will seek to persuade colleagues to drop support for a controversial Welsh Government policy to exempt TV productions from the smoking ban.
John O'Dowd met the Assembly education committee for the first time and added he would seek to persuade his party's critics on the contentious issue of academic selection.
Astal cautioned that the Fatah movement has hatched a plot to materialize the wishes and aspirations of the US and the Zionist regime, and said they seek to persuade us to desist from resistance and recognize the Zionist regime, but this is a wish which will never come true.
government would seek to persuade the other member states of the union to take
The nation's president, Juan Manuel Santos, said earlier this month said he would seek to persuade policy makers to be 'more creative, more bold' in controlling the gains of the currency.
THE Mersey Partnership (TMP) will today seek to persuade its private sector members to support its bid to become one of the Government's planned new Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).