talk roundphrasal verb
Definition of talk round
1 : to avoid talking about (a particular subject) especially because it is difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing They've been talking round the real issue rather than addressing it directly.
2 : to cause (someone) to accept and support something (such as an idea) after opposing it She says she doesn't agree with it, but we'll talk her round eventually. —often + to We can talk her round to our way of thinking.