prevail on/upon

phrasal verb
prevailed on/upon; prevailing on/upon; prevails on/upon

Definition of prevail on/upon

: to ask or persuade (someone) to do something They prevailed on/upon me to play a few tunes on the piano.

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“Prevail on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prevail%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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