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  1. talk downverb

    belittle through talk

  2. talk downverb

    speak in a condescending manner, as if to a child

    "He talks down to her"

  3. talk downverb

    direct and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio

    "the control tower talked down the plane whose pilot fell ill"

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  1. Hannibal Buress:

    He gets on TV, 'Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s! I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom!' yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches.

  2. Norman Thomas:

    You may use different sorts of sentences and illustrations before different sorts of audiences, but you don't -- if you are wise -- talk down to any audience.

  3. Siddharth Astir:

    Always speak up and never talk down.

  4. Douglas Borthwick:

    People thought that the ECB would take a step back and try to talk down the rhetoric, but instead you had Nowotny come out today and say, 'You know what? The ECB is right'.

  5. Hannibal Buress:

    It's even worse because Bill Cosby has the f--king smuggest old black man public persona that I hate. He gets on TV, 'Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s. I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom.' Yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches, 'I don't curse onstage.' Well, yeah, you’re a rapist.

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  • marchander, prendre de hautFrench
  • trattare dall'alto in basso, trattare con arroganza, degnarsiItalian
  • patrzeć z góry, targować sięPolish
  • fale baixoPortuguese

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