talk out
transitive verb Date: 1954 to clarify or settle by oral discussion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • talk out — (something) to discuss a problem in detail. We re trying to encourage these kids to talk out their differences. I can t stand endless arguments, so if you have a problem with me, let s talk it out. Related vocabulary: talked out …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk out — index discuss Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • talk out — transitive verb 1. : filibuster the arguments by which it has been talked out of existence Stephen Spender 2. : to clarify or settle (as a problem) by oral expression or discussion meet … to discuss knotty problems and talk them out to a point of …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms talk out : present tense I/you/we/they talk out he/she/it talks out present participle talking out past tense talked out past participle talked out talk something out to discuss a problem thoroughly with… …   English dictionary

  • talk out — PHRASAL VERB If you talk out something such as a problem, you discuss it thoroughly in order to settle it. [V n P] Talking things out with someone else can be helpful... [V P n (not pron)] Talk out your problems. Do not keep them bottled up. Syn …   English dictionary

  • talk out — {v.} To talk all about and leave nothing out; discuss until everything is agreed on; settle. * /After their quarrel, Jill and John talked things out and reached full agreement./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • talk out — {v.} To talk all about and leave nothing out; discuss until everything is agreed on; settle. * /After their quarrel, Jill and John talked things out and reached full agreement./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • talk\ out — v To talk all about and leave nothing out; discuss until everything is agreed on; settle. After their quarrel, Jill and John talked things out and reached full agreement …   Словарь американских идиом

  • talk out — discuss until everything is agreed on, settle We stayed up late last night and talked out the problem …   Idioms and examples

  • talk-out — …   Useful english dictionary

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