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talk sb out of sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with talk   /tɔːk/ us    /tɑːk/
C2 to persuade someone not to do something: [+ -ing verb] Her parents tried to talk her out of getting engaged.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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