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1coloquialto fast-talk sb ( into / out of sth)
- she fast-talked him into buying it — lo engatusó / lo embaucó para que lo comprara
- he fast-talked her out of her savings — la engatusó / la embaucó y le sacó los ahorros
- I guess some people would find it amusing to watch him fast-talk his way through situations, but these scenes just didn't stir my coffee.
- Most war-related scams are promoted by fast-talking telemarketers or over the Internet, he says.
- Once again, they have fast-talked their way out of sentencing; the Court has no choice but to find them not guilty.
- Visions of rude, fast-talking, brash Yankees flashed briefly through my adolescent mind from tales overheard from relatives.
- Joseph meets fast-talking fellow immigrant Max, on his train ride to Toronto.
- Marcus is a pitiless, fast-talking psychopath who can turn his disadvantages into yours in one sentence flat.
- He watched Brooke inch towards the door, fast-talking her way to get in, as it looked.
- This slim fast-talking man is a whiz with an auction hammer.
- He shines as an energetic con artist who fast-talks himself onto the team.
- I couldn't believe how flustered I was getting over Tyler's fast-talking smooth persona.
- The two fast-talking characters are gone but the lively hustle at Peel and Ste-Catherine lives on.
- Every once in awhile though, glimpses of the old Eddie - the raw, deliriously over-the-top, fast-talking nutjob we all know and love - break through.
- But while losing none of his combative, fast-talking panache and his showman style, he's decided he has to clean up his act if he is to survive politically.
- They fast-talk you for 15 seconds and then have you sign up for something you could be paying off for the rest of your life.
- I'm not talking about turning them into hard-core, fast-talking salespeople.
- They are fast-talking agents who weasel monster contracts from owners for rookies who've quickly lost sight of just how lucky they are to have the opportunity to play in the NFL.
- The plot thickens when the hatched scheme takes an unexpected turn and the drama that follows is a maelstrom of seedy night spots, dumb cigarette girls, fast-talking heavies and quotable one-liners.
- The notion that sharp-suited, fast-talking salesmen make the world go round is simply not true.
- The imposing Egyptian-born executive is used to saying no - even to quick-thinking, fast-talking Irishmen promising to revolutionise his business.
- But don't pester him about his philosophical 180 from fast-talking danger-lover to caring family man.
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