see under talk into ; also see out of turn , def. 2.
- Talk out of turn
noun 1. a radio format featuring talk shows and listener call-ins. talk jockey
- Talk round
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) Also talk over. to persuade to one’s opinion: I talked him round to buying a car 2. (intransitive, 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. (intransitive, preposition) to discuss (a subject) vaguely without […]
- Talk sense
Speak rationally and coherently, as in Ranting and raving won’t help; it’s time we talked sense, or I wish you’d talk some sense into that son of yours. Shakespeare used this idiom in slightly different form in The Merry Wives of Windsor (2:1): “Believe it, Page, he speaks sense.”