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

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

勸(企圖自殺者)從高處下來
The policeman talked the girl down after she had been on the roof for two hours. 那個女孩在屋頂上兩小時後,終於被員警勸了下來。

(Translation of “talk sb down phrasal verb, verb (PERSUADE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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