talk round

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talk round
1.  (tr, adverb) Also: talk over to persuade to one's opinion: I talked him round to buying a car
2.  (intr, preposition) to discuss the arguments relating to (a subject), esp without coming to a conclusion: to talk round the problem of the human condition
3.  (intr, preposition) to discuss (a subject) vaguely without considering basic facts: they talked round the idea of moving house quite forgetting they hadn't enough money

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