argue (one's) way out (of something)(redirected from argue one's way out of)
argue (one's) way out (of something)
To escape a problem or punishment by a clever or otherwise effective argument or explanation. How did she argue her way out of yet another speeding ticket? I am absolutely furious with you. There is no way you can just argue your way out this time.
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argue one's way out of somethingand argue one's way out
to talk and get oneself free of a problem. You can't argue your way out of this! It's a problem, and there is no way that you can argue your way out.
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