1. reciprocal phrasal verb & phrasal verb If you talk something through with someone, you discuss it with them thoroughly. [V P n] ⇒ He and I have talked through this whole tricky problem. [V P + with] ⇒ Now her children are grown-up and she has talked through with them what happened. [V n P] ⇒ It had all seemed so simple when they'd talked it through, so logical. [V n P + with] ⇒ He had talked it through with Judith. 2. phrasal verb → talk
If someone talks you through something that you do not know, they explain it to you carefully. [V n P n] ⇒ Now she must talk her sister through the process a step at a time.
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