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talk down (to)

verb

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to assume or treat with an air of superiority
  • just because I don't have extensive experience in the field is no reason to talk down to me as if I were a child

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“Talk down (to).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/talk%20down%20%28to%29. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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