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Is there a big difference in meaning between "talk to" and "talk with"?

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Rebecca

In general, "talk to" can mean that one person is talking and the other is mostly listening. it can be used for one way conversations. "talk with" is used for two way communications. Ex: I talked to him about his low scores. Ex: he is a weird guy. he talks to animals. Ex: I talked with my friend about our trip.

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