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talk (one) ragged

To talk so much that one becomes bored and exhausted from listening. I went on a date with a girl last night, but she talked me ragged during dinner and I ended up leaving early. You need to keep your presentations varied and interesting. You can't just talk your audience ragged for an hour.
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talk someone ragged

Fig. to talk to someone too much; to bore someone. That was not an interview. She talked me ragged. He always talks me ragged, but I always listen.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

talk someone ragged

tv. to talk to someone too much; to bore someone. That was not an interview. She talked me ragged.
See also: ragged, someone, talk
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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