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talk out (something)

talk out (something)
 v. phr.— «The junior Communities and Local Government Minister, Angela Smith, was still speaking when the time limit for the debate expired, a practice known as “talking out” a Bill.» —“Garden-grabbing bill is turfed out” icSolihull (United Kingdom) Feb. 7, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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