German translation of 'coax'
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Example Sentences Including 'coax'
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The family coaxed him in gently.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
At home, you gently coax the family to try a healthier lifestyle.The Sun (2010)
I'm all for gently coaxing language in a kindly direction; but it cannot be wrenched.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She was coaxed back slowly but surely on to her artistic path.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Tonight, this involves trying to coax a malnourished bear out of a cave.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You can gently coax a relative to try a healthier lifestyle.The Sun (2010)
His coaching style is relaxed, gently coaxing but with a hint of steel.The Sun (2015)
Trying to coax a performance out of a horse is a bit like a puzzle.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She said: 'People were trying to coax her down.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The production team buzzed around her like flies, coaxing her gently on to the stage as if they were handling fragile goods.The Sun (2014)
You can inspire and gently coax a group who are raising money for a good cause.The Sun (2007)
Then he noticed that sitting next to her was a man who seemed very uncomfortable, touching her arm trying to coax her down.Christianity Today (2000)
I had to smile when I saw a man trying to coax the dog with a biscuit.THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)
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Used Occasionally. coax is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'coax' in Other Languages
British English: coax VERB
If you coax someone into doing something, you gently try to persuade them to do it.
After lunch, she watched, listened, and coaxed him into talking about himself.
Translation of coax from the Collins English to German Dictionary