talk with (someone or something)

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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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The talks are likely to further discuss the US forces' withdrawal from Afghanistan while ensuring the country's territory is not being used as a threat to any other country, a comprehensive ceasefire and direct talks with the Afghan government.
Zalmay Khalidzad has already held one round of the talks with the Taliban in the UAE in December 2018.
He also expressed confidence that the current impasse in the proposed peace talks with the communist-led National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) would eventually lead back to the negotiating table because 'war is no longer an option.'
'The doors for the resumption of peace talks with the NDF (National Democratic Front) are still open.
These props sometimes amount to the imitation of a Faustian study cabinet, bespeaking the organizers' wish to surround TED talks with an atmosphere of erudition which harkens back to the presumed academic nature of many talks.
NEW DELHI -- India has not sent any pre-conditions for National Security Advisor (NSA) level talks with Pakistan, the country's Internal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj claimed on Saturday.
Newcomers to the idea of Number Talks will appreciate a discussion of using such talks with students of all ages, while chapters cover questions to ask during Number Talks, teacher strategies for learning and overcoming common obstacles, and how to link the Number Talks approach to curriculum objectives.
The representatives of the Pakistani government held first direct peace talks with Taliban militants and agreed to continue talks to find out a peaceful solution to the conflict in the country, Xinhua reported Wednesday citing the negotiators.
ISLAMABAD -- Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that some people were trying to create confusion regarding talks with the Taliban.
In his letter sent to Ashton, Jalili "voiced doubts about the six major world powers' determination to hold fruitful talks with Iran in Moscow".
At talks with his Chinese counterpart Wu Dawei, Wi, chief delegate to the stalled six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization, is expected to discuss the resumption of the multilateral talks, which have been deadlocked since late 2008.
The Foreign Ministry says the Islamic Republic is set to resume talks now with the West on a fuel swap for its Tehran reactor, is prepared to resume talks with the Big Six on Iran's nuclear program at some vague time in the future (meaning it may not really want to talk), but is not prepared to meet at all with the United States for bilateral talks--despite President Ahmadi-nejad's very public offer to meet President Obama face-to-face.
The Arab League is set to meet later this month to advise the Palestinian leadership whether or not to engage in direct talks with Israel.
In another popular Palestinian rejection of direct talks with Israel, a number of Palestinian factions and figures called on the Palestinian Authority (PA) not to succumb to international pressures to engage in direct talks with Israel, the Beirut leftist daily AS SAFIR reported Tuesday.
''We are willing to have bilateral talks with the North Koreans if these talks are conducted in the context of the six-party talks and if they lead to the resumption of the six-party talks,'' State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said.