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English verb: talk about

1. talk about (communication) to consider or examine in speech or writing

SamplesThe author talks about the different aspects of this question.
The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'.

Synonymsdiscourse, discuss

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)address, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat

Narrower (hyponym)descant, talk shop

2. talk about (communication) discuss or mention

SamplesThey spoke of many things.

Synonymstalk of

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Narrower (hyponym)blaspheme, discuss, hash out, talk over

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