talk through

Meaning(s)

1. explain something in detail, discuss something in detail

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talk someone through something, talk something through with someone

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When you 'talk through' something you explain in detail how something should be done or discuss something in a way that is sure to be understood. This is a casual informal expression that is commonly used in both social and professional contexts.

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  1. I had never driven a car before but I was helped by having the instructor sat beside me, talking me through it step-by-step.
  2. Things had been difficult between us since we had that big argument, but we recently talked through our issues and now we're friends again.

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  1. The system is a little complicated, so let me talk you through how it works.
  2. At first I wasn't sure whether I really wanted to take that job, but then I talked things through with my wife and decided to go for it.

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