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Come Over One

(To). To wheedle one to do or give something. (Anglo-Saxon, ofer-cuman, to overcome.) To come over one is in reality to conquer or get your own way.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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