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talk sb down

phrasal verb with talk uk   /tɔːk/  us   /tɑːk/ verb [I]

(PREVENT)

to speak loudly or without stopping to prevent someone else from speaking: I tried to explain, but he just talked me down.
mainly US to persuade someone that he or she is wrong or should not act: Just as soon as the President voiced his dissent, his advisors talked him down.

(PERSUADE)

to persuade someone who is threatening to kill himself or herself not to jump from a high place: The policeman talked the girl down after she had been on the roof for two hours.
(Definition of talk sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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