HyperDic: talk_down

English > 3 senses of the expression talk down:
VERBcommunicationtalk downbelittle through talk
communicationtalk downspeak in a condescending manner, as if to a child
communicationtalk downdirect and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio
English > talk down: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbelittle through talk.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderminimize, belittle, denigrate, derogateCause to seem less serious
Spanishrebajar
English > talk down: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningspeak in a condescending manner, as if to a child.
PatternSomething ----s to somebody
Broadertalk, speakExchange thoughts
English > talk down: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningDirect and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
BroaderdirectGive directions to

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