"Why do you feel the need of convincing him to eat ice-cream?"

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    "Feel the need to convince him..." would be more idiomatic. Commented Apr 16, 2020 at 10:28

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It would not conventionally be used. The structure "feel the need to (infinitive)" is correct.

"Why do you feel the need to convince him to eat ice cream?" would be the correct way to phrase your question.

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