talkverb [ I ]uk /tɔːk/ us /tɑːk/
talk verb [ I ] (SAY WORDS)
We were just talking about Gareth's new girlfriend.
talk verb [ I ] (DISCUSS)
talk verb [ I ] (LECTURE)
Speak and talk: usesThe verbs speak and talk both generally mean ‘say words’, but there are some small differences in how they are used. Speak is more formal than talk. …
He gave a talk about/on his visit to Malaysia.
talks C2 [ plural ]
Talk won't get us anywhere.
The talk/Her talk was all about the wedding.
- 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.