Translation: from english

talk (someone) into (something)

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  • talk (someone) into (something) — to persuade someone to do something. It was pretty hard to talk the kids into going to the dance, but they did go and had a great time. She talked the boss into buying new computers by saying we could work faster with them. Opposite of: talk… …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk someone into something — PERSUADE INTO, argue into, cajole into, coax into, bring round to, inveigle into, wheedle into, prevail on someone to; informal sweet talk into, hustle, fast talk. → talk …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk someone into (doing) something — talk someone into/out of/(doing) something phrase to persuade someone to do something or not to do something I talked her into going to London with me. His father talked him out of moving out. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet-talk (someone) into (doing something) — to persuade someone to do something by saying nice things to them. Don t let him sweet talk you into staying the night …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk (someone) out of (something) — to persuade someone not to do something. She had to talk him out of quitting his job. I wish I d known she was taking the drug, I would have tried to talk her out of it. Opposite of: talk (someone) into (something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk someone out of (doing) something — talk someone into/out of/(doing) something phrase to persuade someone to do something or not to do something I talked her into going to London with me. His father talked him out of moving out. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk sb into sth — UK US talk sb into sth Phrasal Verb with talk({{}}/tɔːk/ verb [I] ► to persuade someone to do something: »She doesn t really want to be on the committee, but I think I can talk her into it …   Financial and business terms

  • talk your way into something — talk your way into/out of/something phrase to persuade someone to let you do or avoid something She eventually talked her way into a part in a film. Thesaurus: to encourage someone to do or to not do somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk into — verb persuade somebody to do something (Freq. 7) • Ant: ↑talk out of • Hypernyms: ↑persuade • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody into V ing something * * * talk into ● …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk — talk1 W1S1 [to:k US to:k] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(conversation)¦ 2¦(serious subject)¦ 3¦(say words)¦ 4¦(a speech)¦ 5¦(secret information)¦ 6 talk sense/rubbish/nonsense etc 7 talk (some) sense into somebody 8 talk to yourself 9 know what you are talking… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • talk — talk1 [ tɔk ] verb *** ▸ 1 communicate ▸ 2 discuss ▸ 3 give lecture ▸ 4 give secret information ▸ 5 achieve something by talking ▸ 6 send information ▸ 7 have power to persuade ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to use words to communicate: Can their… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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