English version

talk somebody out of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtalk somebody out of something phrasal verbPERSUADEto persuade someone not to do somethingtalk somebody out of doing something Can’t you talk them out of selling the house? talk→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
talk out of His teammates helped talk him out of it.Earley has few relatives to talk him out of taking his own life.By the day of the decision, Ralph had talked himself out of wanting to be a professor anyway.talk somebody out of doing somethingDon't let anyone talk you out of going to the doctor.
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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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