talkverb [ I ]uk /tɔːk/ us /tɑːk/
talk verb [ I ] (SAY WORDS)
We were just talking about Gareth's new girlfriend. 我们刚才在谈论西蒙的新女友。
- You're not allowed to talk during the exam.
- The argument was upsetting for us all - I don't want to talk about it.
- Could I talk to you about a personal matter?
- He didn't talk about his exam results in case people thought he was boasting.
- She waves her hands around a lot when she's talking.
talk verb [ I ] (DISCUSS)
He gave a talk about/on his visit to Malaysia. 他就他的美国之行搞了一个讲座。
talks C2 [ plural ]
Talk won't get us anywhere. 闲谈对我们毫无益处。
The talk/Her talk was all about the wedding. 那次谈话／她所说的全都是关于婚礼的事。
- He gave a talk on the representation of women in 19th-century art.
- We need to have another talk about this - can we meet later this afternoon?
- Our talk soon veered onto the subject of football.
- She was nervous about giving a talk to her colleagues, but she carried it off very well.
- I had to have a talk to her about a complaint that was made about her work.