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talk sb out of sth

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

phrasal verb with talk uk   us   /tɔːk/ verb [I]
to persuade someone not to do something: He threatened to resign, but his boss managed to talk him out of it.
(Definition of talk sb out of sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talk sb out of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说服(某人)放弃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說服(某人)放棄…
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