reason with

phrasal verb

reasoned with; reasoning with; reasons with
: to talk with (someone) in a sensible way in order to try to change that person's thoughts or behavior
They tried to reason with him, but he wouldn't listen.

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“Reason with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reason%20with. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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