Значение "talk sb down" в словаре английского

talk sb down в английском

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talk sb down

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

(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.

(Определение talk sb down из Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)