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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
I walked to the city without any concern, being clad like one of the natives, and sufficiently instructed to converse with them. I soon found out the person's house to whom I was recommended, presented my letter from his friend the grandee in the island, and was received with much kindness.
I agree with him that Welsh speaking patients, particularly elderly patients would be happy if visiting doctors converse with them in their mother tongue.