converse with (someone or something)

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converse with (someone or something)

To talk to someone or something. I can't give you an answer until I converse with Carol about this issue—is she in the office today? I wouldn't cross a woman who converses with the spirits—who knows what kinds of punishments she can call down on us!
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converse with someone (about someone or something)

 and converse (with someone) about someone or something
to talk about someone or something. Please converse with Ted about that. I need to converse about last night with you. The principal needs to converse with you.
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I have the usual quota of friends, relatives, and so-called business associates, but none of them is so underemployed that I can call and ask: "Hey there, you got a few minutes to walk me over to the bank so that I don't look like I, uh, don't have anyone to talk to?" Sometimes there is no alternative but to dial up 1-900-WEATHER and pretend to converse with it, and I suspect that many other cell phone users are doing the same.
Shaun and another, similarly angelic man-child share the movie's first two-thirds, as Lockhart's examining camera tries to converse with its subject matter in a highly specialized language that turns out to be foreign to both.