talk out of

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talk out of (third-person singular simple present talks out of, present participle talking out of, simple past and past participle talked out of)

  1. (transitive) To talk to someone in order to dissuade them from doing something.
    My brother wanted a pet squirrel, but I talked him out of it.

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