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talk sb down

phrasal verb with talk uk   /tɔːk/  us   /tɑːk/ verb [I]
  • (PREVENT)

UK to ​speakloudly 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 ​advisorstalked him down.
  • (PERSUADE)

to ​persuade someone who is ​threatening to ​kill himself or herself not to ​jump from a high ​place: The ​policemantalked the ​girl down after she had been on the ​roof for two ​hours.
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