talk sb down phrasal verb, verb (PERSUADE) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "talk sb down" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

talk sb down

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
The policeman talked the girl down after she had been on the roof for two hours.
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…
(Definition of talk sb down phrasal verb, verb (PERSUADE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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