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English definition of “talk at sb”

talk at sb

phrasal verb with talk     /tɔːk/ US  /tɑːk/ verb [I]
to speak to someone without listening to that person or allowing them to speak: What discussion? You weren't talking to me, you were talking at me!Lecturing and addressing
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