English version

talk something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtalk something ↔ out phrasal verb informal1 SOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEMto discuss a problem thoroughly in order to solve it We need to spend a little time talking this out. with It might help if you talked it out with Dad.2 British 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 filibuster The Land Protection Bill was talked out by MPs from rural areas. talk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
talk outBut elderly ladies make me feel uncomfortable and our small talk petered out.I wondered what they said in there, what pep talks were handed out.Why don't we take a drive down to the station to talk things out?Then the talking fades out altogether.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 withWe 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.
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Verb table
talk
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytalk
he, she, ittalks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytalked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave talked
he, she, ithas talked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad talked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill talk
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have talked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam talking
he, she, itis talking
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you, we, theyare talking
Past
I, he, she, itwas talking
you, we, theywere talking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been talking
he, she, ithas been talking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been talking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be talking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been talking
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