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to persuade to one's opinion:
I talked him round to buying a car
) to discuss the arguments relating to (a subject), esp without coming to a conclusion:
to talk round the problem of the human condition
) to discuss (a subject) vaguely without considering basic facts:
they talked round the idea of moving house quite forgetting they hadn't enough money
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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