Phrasal Verbs

win over

This page is about the phrasal verb win over


If you win somebody over, you get them to believe you, trust you or support you.

For example

  • win over sb/sth A good teacher knows how to win over even the most difficult students.

  • win sb/sth over At first the Chelsea fans didn't like Rafael much, but he soon won them over with his exciting style of football.

Quick Quiz

Terry's lawyers used logical arguments to win over the jury, and they found him

a. not innocent

b. not guilty

c. guilty

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