He tried to move up in society and encouraged his son to seek a government position.
His mother, who was also a painter, encouraged her son to have an artistic interest.
Flanagan wrote the first book of the series to encourage his son to read.
He encouraged his son to take over the act.
The child's mother blamed the show, saying it had encouraged her son to play with fire.
He encouraged his son to seek the security of a city job.
The boy's father explained that he was encouraging his son to talk to reporters.
He always encouraged his son to get A's in school.
He encouraged his son to become active in the movement.
I often have to encourage my son to do his homework.