Talk way - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
talk (one's) way out of (something) (redirected from talk way)
talk (one's) way out of (something)
To use charming or persuasive speech in order to avoid something, especially punishment. I still can't believe you were able to talk your way out of that drunk-driving ticket. Don't think you can talk your way out of doing the dishes tonight!
talk one's way out of something
to get out of something by verbal persuasion. You are in a mess and you can't talk your way out of it. If I get into some sort of problem, I will try to talk my way out of it.
talk your way out of something/out of doing something make excuses and give reasons for not doing something; manage to get yourself out of a difficult situation: He tried to talk his way out of it by saying someone else was responsible. ♢ I’d like to see her talk her way out of this one (= the present trouble).
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A meeting was held between Jordan's Minister of Public Works and Housing, Sami Halaseh, and the Kingdom's British ambassador Peter Millett to talk ways
of bolstering co-operation with British companies in the construction sector.
The two companies will form a committee to talk ways
to develop new insurance products and services in a bid to improve competitiveness and profitability.