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?
See also: talk
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).
Legally, we can still continue to negotiate and talk if the NPA still wants to talk with our DC-PEACE," Carpio said.
Ken Robinson closes his talk with a similarly optimistic comment connecting his educational reform agenda to the TED project at large: "What TED celebrates," Robinson says, "is the gift of the human imagination" (18'30").
We first provided a definition of fat talk ("Fat talk describes negative body-related talk that frequently occurs in peer groups."), and then measured how often participants engaged in fat talk with an open-ended question ("How often do you engage in fat talk?") measuring number of times per week.
"So if anyone wants to talk about Barry in the future they must talk with the owner, Rick Parry or the chief executive of Aston Villa.
If you want to talk about football, then you talk with me."
Fingland: The council's first step is to go to our offices and talk with partners and staff at all levels about BKD, about our values and about the tone at the top.
The vehicle for this channel was former President Jimmy Carter, who in June 1994 was sent to Pyongyang to talk with Kim Il Sung, then the leader of North Korea.
I sat down to talk with McKnight about his contribution to this genre, his fictional body of work that explores race in order to, as he puts it below, "elbow a space" for himself in black culture.
I would talk with my mom first and see what she thinks.
For its stores, AT&T Wireless will provide Let's Talk with products such as cellphones, pagers and accessories on consignment.
Errol's jaw dropped, as if this were incredible, for a doctor to actually talk with a patient.