(adj.) = resolute ; convinced. Ex: The work on gaining acceptance for disabled people in the 1980s is to become more resolute in the 1990s in the name of social justice. Ex: Churchill, Britain's mythological war-hero, was a convinced believer in Moses and the Exodus from Egypt. ---- * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that. * convencido (de) = confident (in). * convencido de (que) = in the belief that/of. * estar completamente convencido de = be all for. * estar convencido de = be sold on. * estar convencido de que = harbour + the belief that ; be convinced that. * estar firmemente convencido = strongly held opinion. * estar totalmente convencido de = be all for. * nada convencido = unimpressed. * no estar convencido = be dubious. * poco convencido = unconvinced. (v.) = convince ; persuade ; sell + an idea ; sell + a notion ; win over ; coax ; speak + sense into ; talk + sense into ; rope in ; cajole. Ex: I am convinced, from my experience in an undergraduate library, that subject cataloging is as important as descriptive, and that all library users are serious library users. Ex: Teachers of other subjects should also be drawn in to persuade their pupils that life-long use of libraries would also contribute to the country's scientific and technological advancement. Ex: The author outlines some methods of selling to adolescent pupils the idea of reading fiction for fun. Ex: We are having to undertake a programme of effectively selling the notion to various schools within the university, to ensure some acceptance of ejournals when they duly arrive. Ex: It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom. Ex: Quite clearly there could be no hope of coaxing such a variety of users into a uniform behaviour pattern. Ex: And the news coverage of the girl named Katrina Kivi, who'd risked her neck to speak sense into a crowd of angry students, had just begun. Ex: You cannot talk sense into someone who is willing to do that to you. Ex: How this matron got roped in I don't know but she agreed to work a late shift. Ex: After some cajoling, Summer agreed to record a demo of the song. ---- * convencer a Alguien = prevail on/upon + Alguien. * convencer a Alguien de que haga Algo = talk + Nombre + into ; put up to it. * convencer de que cambie de opinión = talk + Nombre + down. * convencerse = come (a)round. * convencerse de no Hacer = talk + Reflexivo + out of. * convencerse de renunciar a = talk + Reflexivo + out of ; talk + Reflexivo + out of. * convencer una idea = be keen on + an idea ; be sold on + an idea. * estar convencido = there + be + strong feeling. * estar convencido de la idea de que = be committed to the idea that. * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about. * insistir hasta convencer = wear + Alguien + down. * intentar convencer = work on + Persona.