talk sb into sth


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.


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  • ˈtalk sb ˌinto sth — phrasal verb to persuade someone to do something They talked their mother into taking a rest for a while.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • talk somebody into of something — ˌtalk sb ˈinto/ˈout of sth derived to persuade sb to do/not to do sth • I didn t want to move abroad but Bill talked me into it. • talk somebody into of something doing sth She tried to talk him out of leaving. Main entry: ↑talkderived …   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 — 1 verb 1 CONVERSATION (I) to say things to someone, especially in a conversation: talk to: Who was that you were talking to at the party? | talk with: Bob was talking with a pretty woman from the fire department. | talk about/of: We were talking… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • talk*/*/*/ — [tɔːk] verb I 1) [I] to speak, or to have a conversation Can their baby talk yet?[/ex] Am I talking too much?[/ex] I saw her talking to Matt.[/ex] Everyone was busily talking with their friends.[/ex] We were talking about you last night.[/ex] See …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • talk somebody out of something — ˌtalk sb ˈinto/ˈout of sth derived to persuade sb to do/not to do sth • I didn t want to move abroad but Bill talked me into it. • talk somebody out of something doing sth She tried to talk him out of leaving. Main entry: ↑talkderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet-talk — v [T] informal to persuade someone to do something by talking to them nicely and making them feel good sweet talk sb into doing sth ▪ I managed to sweet talk her into driving me home. >sweet talk n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweet-talk — verb (T) informal to try to persuade someone to do something by talking to them in a pleasant way: sweet talk sb into doing sth: I managed to sweet talk her into driving me home. sweet talk noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fall into something — ˈfall into sth derived to be able to be divided into sth • My talk falls naturally into three parts. Main entry: ↑fallderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring sth about phrasal — verb (T) to make something happen: Computers have brought about many changes in the workplace. bring sb/sth around/round phrasal verb (T) 1 bring the conversation around/round to to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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