talk


talk
I
n.
address, lecture

1) to give a talk

2) a pep; sales talk

3) a talk about, on (she gave an interesting talk on bringing up children)

conversation
chatter

4) to have a talk (with)

5) blunt, plain; idle, small; loose; table talk

6) a long talk (she had a long talk with him about his work)

7) sweet talk ('flattery')

8) double, fast talk ('deception')

9) a heart-to-heart ('frank') talk

10) straight ('frank') talk

11) (colloq.) big talk ('boasting')

12) talk about, of; with (there is talk of her resigning)

13) talk that + clause (there is talk that there will be a strike)

type of speech

14) baby talk (to use baby talk)

II
v.

1) to talk bluntly, candidly, frankly, freely; loud, loudly; openly

2) (D; intr.) to talk about, of, on (they were talking about the elections; she was talking of her trip; to talk on a topic)

3) (d; tr.) to talk into ('to persuade') (to talk smb. into doing smt.)

4) (d; tr.) to talk out of ('to dissuade') (to talk smb. out of doing smt.)

5) (d; intr.) ('to speak') to talk to, with (esp. AE) (I will talk to them about this problem)

6) (misc.) to talk big ('to boast'); to talk oneself hoarse

* * *
[tɔːk]
candidly
frankly
freely
loud
loudly
of
openly
sales talk
small
table talk
to talk oneself hoarse
fast talk ('deception')
with (I will talk to them about this problem; esp. AE)
with (there is talk of her resigning)
on (they were talking about the elections; she was talking of her trip; to talk on a topic)
(D; intr.) to talk about
(d; intr.) ('to speak') to talk to
['address, lecture'] to give a talk
a heart-to-heart ('frank') talk
a pep
a talk about
blunt
to talk bluntly
talk about
(colloq.) big talk ('boasting')
sweet talk ('flattery')
straight ('frank')
(misc.) to talk big ('to boast')
talk that + clause ('type of speech'; there is talk that there will be a strike)
a long talk (she had a long talk with him about his Work)
baby talk (to use baby talk)
(d; tr.) to talk into (to talk smb. into doing smt.; 'to persuade')
(d; tr.) to talk out of (to talk smb. out of doing smt.; 'to dissuade')
['conversation'] ['chatter'] to have a talk (with)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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