sell (someone) on

Definition of sell (someone) on

:to persuade (someone) to be interested in and excited about (something)
  • He tried to sell them on the project.
often used as (be) sold on
  • She wasn't sold on the idea.

Word by Word Definitions

sell play
  1. : to deliver or give up in violation of duty, trust, or loyalty and especially for personal gain : betray

  2. : to give up (property) to another for something of value (such as money)

  3. : to offer for sale

  1. : a deliberate deception : hoax

  2. : the act or an instance of selling

  3. : something to be sold or caused to be accepted

  1. : saddle

  1. : chiefly Scottish variant of self

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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