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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “talk sb out of sth”

talk sb out of sth

phrasal verb with talk /tɔːk/ US  /tɑːk/ verb [I]
to persuade someone not to do something
说服(某人)放弃
[+ -ing verb] With some difficulty , he was able to talk his way out of pay ing the fine .
费了一番口舌后,他终于不用交罚金了。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of talk sb out of sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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