talk your way out of something/out of doing something

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.
See also: of, out, talk, way

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).
See also: of, out, something, talk, way