English version

win somebody ↔ over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwin somebody ↔ over (also win somebody ↔ round British English) phrasal verbPERSUADEto get someone’s support or friendship by persuading them or being nice to them We’ll be working hard over the next ten days to win over the undecided voters. win→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
win overWe do not like what was done to us and we shall keep coming to conference until we win.The aim was, no doubt, to win them over and thereby weaken the Puritan opposition.UMass has won eight straight over Duquesne, including three last year and three during the 1993-94 season.My charm wins them all over in the end.The win smoothed over some awkward team relations.Ultimately, the cornfields of Lawrence won out over the palm trees of Westwood.The guerrillas are well disciplined, and intent on winning villagers over to their cause.But Morning Mourning won her over to this latest preoccupation.
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Verb table
win
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywin
he, she, itwins
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywon
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave won
he, she, ithas won
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad won
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill win
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have won
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam winning
he, she, itis winning
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you, we, theyare winning
Past
I, he, she, itwas winning
you, we, theywere winning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been winning
he, she, ithas been winning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been winning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be winning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been winning
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