Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

Самый популярный онлайн-словарь и тезаурус для изучающих английский язык.

Определение на английском “talk sb down”

See all translations

talk sb down

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

(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.
Переводы “talk sb down”
на китайский (традиционный) 制止, 以高聲(或連續)講話制止(某人)說話…
на китайский (упрощенный) 制止, 以高声(或连续)讲话制止(某人)说话…
(Definition of talk sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Сосредоточьтесь на произношении talk sb down
Добавить Cambridge Dictionaries в Ваш браузер на Ваш веб-сайт

Слово дня

white Christmas

a Christmas when it snows

Слово дня

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Узнать больше 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Узнать больше