Convinced ; convincing ; convincingly. He says, he will convince you of his love by deeds, since he is not permitted by you to express it by words.
The use of convince to talk about persuading someone to do something is considered by many British speakers to be wrong or unacceptable.
But he was apparently able to convince even Larry la Roche by means of words.
But after a few more attempts at rousing him, she was convinced that the frown was purely coincidence. Have I convinced you that replacing people with machines frees people from the bondage of doing machine work? But when he returned to the house convinced that Moscow would not be defended, he suddenly felt that what before had seemed to him merely a possibility had now become absolutely necessary and inevitable. I would offer to let Connor feed on me if I weren't convinced Neanderthal here would go postal on us.
Still, Lana wasn't convinced she wanted to discover what lay behind the door after the travesty along the road. Today, I am going to outline the traditional differences between these two words and give you a few tips to remember the difference between them.
Until last night, she had been convinced that he was too sophisticated to be interested in farming. He didn't move; for a long moment, she convinced herself he was a statue, not a man too still to be human.
She fingered the second necklace he'd given her, not convinced Andre was wrong. As I said above, the key difference is between action and nonaction, not what is being appealed to. She agreed to do so but said she was ninety percent convinced already and asked me to continue. A visit to WoodRocket.
Above, I have outlined the traditional distinction between these two words. I am convinced of the truth of something, but I am not convinced to do something. Perhaps you are confusing it with its other use.
All the way up to a state of convincedness, but not quite there. In her half-asleep despair, she was convinced no one but the Deans would even believe her.
The more she learned about the way he thought, the more she was convinced that people around him were the strange ones, not Cade. There, I made the wording a little stronger.