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I've been trying to make some examples with the phrasal verb " talk someone/yourself out of something"(you can find the definition in Cambridge's Dictionary), and I've come up with this one: "She talked her boyfriend out of going out with the other girls. The boy agreed begrudgingly". I'm very confused about the verb talk because I don't know if I have to add the preposition "to" after it. I asked the unanimous Grammarly and it says that I should do it, but I wanted to hear your opinions. Thank you very much, have a nice day. (Sorry if this message is grammatically incorrect)

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No, you don't need to with the phrase talk X out of doing something. It means 'influence them not to do it by means of talking' I'm sure the dictionary examples don't use to.

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