talk with

talk with (someone or something)

1. To hold a conversation with someone (about something). Jack's teacher wants to talk with us about his performance in school. I was talking with Tom last night, and he said that you were thinking of leaving the company. Is that true?
2. To rebuke, reprove, or chide someone (about something). A: "She's just been really out of line lately." B: "Don't worry, I'll talk with her about it." Your father is going to talk with you when he gets home. Until then, you are not to leave your room, understood?
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talk with someone (about someone or something)

to hold a discussion with someone or a group. Could I talk with you about Alice? Can I talk with you about my salary?
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References in classic literature ?
They talk with their ears, with their feet, with their tails--with everything.
I had no chance to talk with you, Prince, during the animated conversation in which that venerable gentleman involved me," he said with a mildly contemptuous smile, as if intimating by that smile that he and Prince Andrew understood the insignificance of the people with whom he had just been talking.
I try to talk with Madame de Maisonrouge all I can (she is the lady of the house, and the REAL family consists only of herself and her two daughters).