talk one's way out of (something)

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Definition of talk one's way out of (something)

: to avoid (something unpleasant or undesirable) by saying things to make other people forgive or excuse one He talked his way out of staying to clean up after the party.

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“Talk one's way out of (something).” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20one%27s%20way%20out%20of%20%28something%29. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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