Meaning of “talk sth down” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “talk sth down” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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talk sth down

phrasal verb with talk uk /tɔːk/ us 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)

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