win round
To persuade someone who disagrees with you, to agree with your point of view.

My parents didnt want me to see him any more, but I finally won them round.


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  • win around — verb To persuade someone who disagrees with you, to agree with your point of view. My parents didnt want me to see him any more, but I finally won them around. Syn: win round, win over …   Wiktionary

  • win somebody round (to something) — ˌwin sbaˈround/ˈover/ˈround (to sth) derived to get sb s support or approval by persuading them that you are right • She s against the idea but I m sure I can win her over. Main entry: ↑winderived …   Useful english dictionary

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