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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Come and converse with us for just five minutes, sword in hand, upon this deserted terrace."
Her daughter, Julia, steps in to converse with us as Jackle sets up.
We hope to continue with this so that Lagosians can converse with us. It would provide them the opportunity to have an unfettered access to us.
We were gracious in allowing him to converse with us, but after he left, we resolved to not let that happen again.
"She is able to converse with us, but she doesn't remember the conversation a minute or so later,'' he noted.
As a company that works to empower people with disabilities by championing accessibility in IT products, my hope is that our new website is a loud call to action for corporations, organizations and federal agencies to converse with us,” said Principal Partner, Dana Marlowe.
Perhaps if the Welsh speakers had not learnt English the English people may have at least made an attempt to learn Welsh in order to be able to converse with us.
"We just go through different words, and we explain to them what it means in English and then we teach them how to converse with us. And then we just go back and forth.
And not only do our clients talk to us in a way that they don't do with their lawyer or their doctor, the fact that they have to act as go-between for their pet means that they often converse with us in a most uninhibited way.
I also do this because I want them to meet the hard-working people who serve us meals, the waitresses and the cooks who speak to us in limited English but who will gladly converse with us in Spanish.
Because we can often rely on them to converse with us, we are often guilty of being lazy in this department too.
Zero cost, communicating computers will just be everywhere, embedded in everything from phones, light switches, motors, buildings, and highways to all seeing, all changing pictures that can converse with us. They'll be the eyes and ears for the blind and deaf, know exactly where they are, and be able to drive vehicles.