talk sb round Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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talk sb round

phrasal verb with talk uk   /tɔːk/  us   /tɑːk/ verb [I]
to ​persuade someone to ​agree with you or to do what you ​want them to do: She's not ​keen on the ​idea but we ​think we can ​talk her round.
(Definition of talk sb round from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talk sb round”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说服(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說服(某人)…
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