Idiom:  talk someone through something


idiom:  talk someone through something

  • to explain something in detail or explain how to do something step-by-step

Example sentences

— Could you please talk me through your CV since you graduated from college?

— Their customer service is excellent—they talked me through the entire installation.

— The investigator asked the suspect to talk him through exactly what he was doing the day of the murder.

— Could you talk me through your reasoning on this section on the report?

— Don't worry, our representative can talk you through how to fill out the form once you receive it.

— My doctor talked me through what's going to happen during my surgery but I still feel anxious and worried.

— I appreciate the time you took to talk me through your application process yesterday.

— That's wasn't explained when you talked us through the demo. Unfortunately, it's going to be a problem for us.

— I wonder why no one talked you through our procedures on your first day.


  • run through
  • lay out

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