Talk him down

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 29 00:12:02 UTC 2007

At 8:02 PM -0400 3/28/07, Bethany K. Dumas wrote:
>On Wed, 28 Mar 2007, James A. Landau wrote:
>>Local news this evening reported on a man wanted for rape who was
>clinging to the side of the Commodore Barry Bridge, about 150 feet over
>the Delaware River.  According to the newscaster, "police negotiators are
>trying to talk him down."
>I have heard that for many years.
for 'talk him up'?


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