talk out of

phrasal verb

talked out of; talking out of; talks out of
: to prevent (someone) from doing (something) by talking about the good reasons for not doing it : to persuade or convince (someone) not to do (something)
He talked her out of quitting school.

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“Talk out of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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