From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtalk something ↔ out phrasal verb informal1SOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEMto discuss a problem thoroughly in order to solve itWe need to spend a little time talking this out. withIt might help if you talked it out with Dad.2British English if politicians talk out a proposal, they talk about it for a long time deliberately so that there will not be enough time to vote on it syn filibusterThe Land Protection Bill was talked out by MPs from rural areas. →talk→ See Verb table
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talk out• But elderly ladies make me feel uncomfortable and our small talk petered out.• I wondered what they said in there, what peptalks were handed out.• Why don't we take a drive down to the station to talk things out?• Then the talking fades outaltogether.• Fredrickson talked himself out and finally flushed and apologized like always and sat back down.• People have recruited people and and talked them right out of it in the same day.• His teammates helped talk him out of it.• By the day of the decision, Ralph had talked himself out of wanting to be a professor anyway.talk with• We found there were no friends among colleagues and no one to talk it out with.• He'd talk it out with us and get it settled.