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To persuade someone to tell you something

squeeze out

to make someone tell you something even though they do not want to

force out of

to force someone to tell you something

drag out of

to force or persuade someone to tell you something when they do not want to

worm out of

to gradually get information from someone who does not want to give it to you

draw out

to encourage someone to talk more by making them feel more relaxed and confident

fish

verb

to try to make someone tell you something, without asking them directly

draw

verb

to persuade someone to tell you something

beat out

to make someone tell you something by hitting them

loosen someone’s tongue

to make someone more willing to talk about something

winkle out

to get something such as information from someone when they did not intend to give it to you

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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