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talk sb down

(PERSUADE)
phrasal verb with talk /tɔːk/ US  /tɑːk/ verb [I]
to persuade someone who is threatening to kill themselves not to jump from a high place
劝(企图自杀者)从高处下来
The policeman talked the girl down after she had been on the roof for two hours.
那个女孩在屋顶上呆了两小时后,终于被警察劝了下来。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
Translations of “talk sb down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勸, 勸(企圖自殺者)從高處下來…
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