talk sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"talk sth down" in British English

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talk sth down

phrasal verb with talk uk   /tɔːk/  us   /tɑːk/ verb [I]
to ​talk about something in a way that makes it ​seem less ​important or less ​serious than it really is: He ​began his ​lecture by ​talking down the ​initiatives of a ​rivalcompany.
(Definition of talk sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"talk sth down" in Business English

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talk sth down

phrasal verb with talk uk   us   /tɔːk/ verb [I]
to ​talk about something in a way that makes it seem less important or less serious than it really is: He ​talked down the ​cost of the ​project.
(Definition of talk sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talk sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 贬低, 贬抑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貶低, 貶抑…
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