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talk /tɔ:k/
  • danh từ
    • lời nói
      • he's all talk: thằng ấy chỉ được cái tài nói
    • cuộc chuyện trò, cuộc mạn đàm
    • bài nói chuyện
      • a talk on Russian music: một bài nói chuyện về âm nhạc Nga
    • tin đồn, lời xì xào bàn tán
      • that's all talk: đó chỉ là tin đồn
      • the talk of the town: chuyện cả tỉnh người ta bàn tán
    • (số nhiều) (chính trị) cuộc đàm phán, cuộc thương lượng
    • nội động từ
      • nói
        • baby is beginning to talk: bé em bắt đầu biết nói
      • nói chuyện, chuyện trò
      • nói nhiều, bép xép; gièm pha; bàn tán
        • don't do that, people will talk: đừng làm cái đó, người ta sẽ nói ngay đấy
    • ngoại động từ
      • nói, kể
        • to talk English: nói tiếng Anh
        • to talk rubbish: nói bậy nói bạ
      • nói về, bàn về
        • to talk politics: nói chuyện chính trị
      • nói quá làm cho, nói đến nỗi
        • to talk somebody's head off: nói quá làm cho ai nhức cả đầu
        • to talk oneself hoarse: nói đến khản cả tiếng
      • to talk about (of)
        • nói về, bàn về
      • we'll talk about that point later: chúng ta sẽ bàn về điểm đó sau
      • what are they talking of?: họ đang nói về cái gì thế?
      • to talk at
        • nói ám chỉ, nói bóng gió, nói cạnh
      • to talk away
        • nói chuyện cho hết (thì giờ); nói suốt
      • to talk the afternoon away: nói chuyện cho qua buổi chiều; nói chuyện suốt cả buổi chiều
      • nói tiếp, nói mãi, nói dài, nói dứt không ra
      • to talk back
        • nói lại, cãi lại
      • to talk down
        • nói át, nói chặn họng
      • to talk into
        • nói vào, dỗ dành để làm, thuyết phục để làm
      • to talk out
        • bàn kéo dài, tranh luận đến cùng
      • to talk out of
        • bàn ra, can ngăn, nói để đừng làm
      • to talk someone out of a plan
        • ngăn ai đừng theo một kế hoạch
      • to talk over
        • dỗ dành, thuyết phục
      • bàn luận, xét kỹ mọi mặt; nhận định mọi cạnh khía
        • talk it over with your parents before you reply: hãy bàn kỹ vấn đề đó với thầy mẹ anh đã rồi hãy trả lời
      • to talk round
        • thuyết phục, dỗ dành, làm thay đổi ý kiến
      • bàn quanh bàn quẩn không đi đến đâu
      • to talk to
        • (thông tục) chỉnh, xài, phê bình, quở trách
      • the lazy boy wants talking to: cần phải xài cho thằng bé trây lười một trận
      • to talk up
        • tuyên truyền cho; hết lời ca ngợi
      • to talk for the sake of talking
        • nói để mà nói, nói chẳng mục đích gì
      • to talk nineteen to the dozen
        • (xem) dozen
      • to talk shop
        • (xem) shop
      • to talk through one's hat
        • (xem) hat
      • to talk to the purpose
        • nói đúng lúc; nói cái đang nói
    Concise Dictionary
    talks|talked|talkingtɔːk
    noun
    +an exchange of ideas via conversation
    +discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    +the act of giving a talk to an audience
    +a speech that is open to the public
    +idle gossip or rumor
    verb
    +exchange thoughts; talk with
    +express in speech
    +use language
    +reveal information
    +divulge confidential information or secrets
    +deliver a lecture or talk

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 Sometimes, talk in. speak (in), use, communicate in, converse in, express (oneself) in, discourse in:
    If you talk English I might understand.
    2 confer, consult, parley, have a (little) talk, (have a) chat, confabulate, Colloq confab, Slang US rap:
    I think we ought to talk before you decide which offer to accept.
    3 chatter, prate, prattle, jabber, blather or blether, gibber, jibber-jabber, cackle, babble, patter, rattle on, go on, Brit natter, witter, rabbit on, Colloq gab, Slang gas, jaw, US run off at the mouth:
    They talk continuously, mostly about nothing.
    4 chat, gossip, palaver, Slang chew the fat or the rag, shoot the breeze, US chin, schmooze, rap, have a bull session, bat the breeze, shoot the bull:
    We were just sitting around talking when Tom suggested we go for a swim.
    5 inform, confess, give the game away, blab, Colloq come clean, Slang rat, squeal, sing, spill the beans, Brit grass:
    If they give him the third degree, you can be sure he'll talk.
    6 speak, give or deliver a speech or a talk or an address, lecture:
    I believe that Professor Hale is talking at the County Library tonight.
    7 talk about or over or of. discuss, confer about or on, parley about:
    I don't want to talk about football all the time. Can't we talk it over? She talks only of you.
    8 talk big. boast, brag, vaunt, crow, bluster, exaggerate, blow or toot (one's) own horn:
    He was never in the war - he just talks big.
    9 talk down.
    (a) depreciate, deprecate, denigrate, disparage, belittle, minimize, diminish, criticize, Colloq knock, pan, put down:
    It's the only thing he's ever done, and you shouldn't talk it down.
    (b) Usually, talk down to. condescend to, patronize:
    I resent your talking down to me in that way.
    10 talk into. convince, bring round, sway, persuade:
    We have been trying to talk him into running in the marathon.
    11 talk over. discuss:
    We talked over the best way to prepare the advertising proposal.
    12 talk to or with. speak to or with, communicate with, converse with:
    Since the episode with the monkey, she refuses to talk to me. I talked with him yesterday.
    13 talk up. promote, support, sponsor, advertise, publicize, push, Colloq plug, hype, ballyhoo:
    She has been talking up the book on her radio show.
    n.
    14 oration, lecture, address, presentation, speech, discourse, report, disquisition, dissertation; sermon; harangue, tirade, Colloq spiel:
    Claire delivered a talk on computational linguistics. Every week we have to listen to the same talk about sin.
    15 conversation, conference, discussion, meeting, consultation, dialogue, colloquy, parley, palaver, chat, tête-à-tête, confabulation, Colloq confab, powwow, Slang chin-wag, head-to-head, US one-on-one, rap session:
    We must have a little talk about your school report.
    16 subject or topic of conversation or gossip or rumour:
    Her behaviour at the wedding was the talk of the town for weeks.
    17 gossip, rumour, hearsay, information, news, report, Colloq info, Slang dope:
    There is some talk that you might be leaving.
    18 palaver, gossip, claptrap, prattle, prattling, chatter, verbiage, cackle, bunk, nonsense, rubbish, balderdash, poppycock, hot air, stuff and nonsense, twaddle, Colloq malarkey, piffle, hooey, hokum, bunkum, bosh, hogwash, horse feathers, Slang bilge(-water), crap, bull, tripe, Brit tosh, balls, US apple-sauce, Taboo Slang horseshit, bullshit:
    That's just a lot of talk.
    19 dialect, speech, way or manner of speaking, façon de parler, language, jargon, argot, cant, patois, accent, Colloq lingo:
    Can you understand musicians' talk? My parents' talk is peppered with words long obsolete in standard English.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    speak to sb
    1 ~ (to / with sb) (about sb/sth)
    ~ of / on sth to say things; to speak in order to give information or to express feelings, ideas, etc: [V] Stop talking and listen! + We talked on the phone for over an hour. + Who were you talking to just now? + We looked around the school and talked with the principal. + Ann and Joe aren't talking to each other right now (= they refuse to speak to each other because they have argued). + When they get together, all they talk about is football. + What are you talking about? (= used when you are surprised, annoyed and / or worried by sth that sb has just said) + Mary is talking of looking for another job. + [VN-ADJ] We talked ourselves hoarse, catching up on all the news. - SPEAK
    discuss
    2 ~ (to / with sb) (about sth) to discuss sth, usually sth serious or important: [V] This situation can't go on. We need to talk. + The two sides in the dispute say they are ready to talk. + Talk to your doctor if you're still worried. + [VN] to talk business / politics
    say words
    3 to say words in a language: [V] The baby is just starting to talk. + We couldn't understand them because they were talking in Chinese. + [VN] Are they talking Swedish or Danish?
    sense / nonsense
    4 [VN] to say things that are/are not sensible: She talks a lot of sense. + (BrE) You're talking rubbish! + See if you can talk some sense into him (= persuade him to be sensible).
    for emphasis
    5 [VN] (be talking sth) (informal) used to emphasize an amount of money, how serious sth is, etc: We're talking £400 for three hours' work. + Do you know what this will cost? We're talking megabucks here.
    about private life
    6 [V] to talk about a person's private life
    Synonym: GOSSIP
    Don't phone me at work-people will talk.
    give information
    7 [V] to give information to sb, especially unwillingly: The police questioned him but he refused to talk.
    Idioms: look who's talking
    you can / can't talk
    you're a fine one to talk (spoken) used to tell sb that they should not criticize sb else for sth because they do the same things too: 'George is so careless with money.' 'Look who's talking!'
    now you're talking (spoken) used when you like what sb has suggested very much
    talk about ... (spoken) used to emphasize sth: Talk about mean! She didn't even buy me a card.
    talk dirty (informal) to talk to sb about sex in order to make them sexually excited
    talk the hind leg off a donkey (informal) to talk too much, especially about boring or unimportant things
    talking of sb/sth (spoken, especially BrE) used when you are going to say more about a subject that has already been mentioned: Talking of Sue, I met her new boyfriend last week.
    talk shop (usually disapproving) to talk about your work with the people you work with, especially when you are also with other people who are not connected with or interested in it: Whenever we meet up with Clive and Sue they always end up talking shop.
    talk through your hat (old-fashioned, informal) to say silly things while you are talking about a subject you do not understand
    talk tough (on sth) (informal, especially AmE) to tell people very strongly what you want
    talk turkey (informal, especially AmE) to talk about sth seriously
    talk your way out of sth / of doing sth to make excuses and give reasons for not doing sth; to manage to get yourself out of a difficult situation: I managed to talk my way out of having to give a speech. + His wife's found out about everything! I'd like to see him talk his way out of this one!
    you can / can't talk (spoken) = LOOK WHO'S TALKING
    you're a fine one to talk (spoken) = LOOK WHO'S TALKING
    more at DEVIL, KNOW v., LANGUAGE, MONEY, SENSE n., TURN n.
    Phrasal Verbs: talk around / round sth to talk about sth in a general way without dealing with the most important parts of it: We spent a whole hour talking around the problem before looking at ways of solving it.
    talk at sb to speak to sb without listening to what they say in reply: You can't have a real conversation with him-he just talks at you all the time.
    talk back (to sb) to answer sb rudely, especially sb in authority
    related noun BACK TALK
    talk sb/sth<->down to help a pilot of a plane to land by giving instructions from the ground
    talk sth<->down to make sth seem less important or successful than it really is: You shouldn't talk down your own achievements.
    talk down to sb to speak to sb as if they were less important or intelligent than you
    talk sb into / out of sth to persuade sb to do/not to do sth: I didn't want to move abroad but Bill talked me into it. + [+ -ing] She tried to talk him out of leaving.
    talk sth<->out to discuss sth thoroughly in order to make a decision, solve a problem, etc: We need to talk out the issue with the others before making a decision.
    talk sth<->over (with sb) to discuss sth thoroughly, especially in order to reach an agreement or make a decision: You'll find it helpful to talk things over with a friend. + They talked over the proposal and decided to give it their approval.
    talk sb round (to sth) (BrE) to persuade sb to accept sth or agree to sth: We finally managed to talk them round to our way of thinking.
    talk sth <->through to discuss sth thoroughly until you are sure you understand it: It sounds like a good idea but we'll need to talk it through.
    talk sb/sth up to describe sb/sth in a way that makes them sound better than they really are: They talked up the tourist attractions to encourage more visitors.
    + noun
    conversation
    1 [C] ~ (with sb) (about sth) a conversation or discussion: I had a long talk with my boss about my career prospects. + We need to have a serious talk about money matters. + She looked worried so we had a talk.
    formal discussions
    2 (talks) [pl.] formal discussions between governments or organizations: arms / pay / peace talks + to hold talks + In New York yesterday, talks between the two sides continued.
    speech
    3 [C] ~ (on sth) a speech or LECTURE on a particular subject: She gave an interesting talk on her visit to China.
    words without actions
    4 [U] (informal) words that are spoken, but without the necessary facts or actions to support them: It's just talk. He'd never carry out his threats. + Don't pay any attention to her-she's all talk.
    stories / rumours
    5 [U] ~ (of sth / of doing sth)
    ~ (that ...) stories that suggest a particular thing might happen in the future: There was talk in Washington of sending in troops. + There's talk that he's a difficult actor to work with.
    topic / way of speaking
    6 [U] (often in compounds) a topic of conversation or a way of speaking: girl / sales talk + It was tough talk, coming from a man who had begun the year in a hospital bed.
    See also - SMALL TALK, SWEET TALK
    Idioms: the talk of sth the person or thing that everyone is talking about in a particular place: Overnight, she became the talk of the town (= very famous).
    more at FIGHT v.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 a conversation

    ADJ.

    good, little
    (often ironic),
    long, quiet, serious
    I will have to have a little talk with that young lady (= tell her that I disapprove of sth).
    | heart-to-heart, intimate

    VERB + TALK

    have

    TALK + NOUN

    show

    PREP.

    ~ about
    I enjoyed our talk about the old days.
    | ~ with
    I need to have a heart-to-heart talk with her.

    PHRASES

    (to exchange/make) small talk
    (= to talk politely about unimportant things)He was never very good at making small talk with her parents.

    2 talking

    ADJ.

    excited, heady
    There was excited talk of emigrating to America.
    | ridiculous, wild
    There is ridiculous talk of her breaking the world record soon.
    | careless, dangerous, idle, loose | fighting, tough | straight
    She likes straight talk and hates hypocrites.
    | double
    The president's true agenda was hidden in political double talk.
    | dirty, filthy | cheap, easy, empty, mere
    The chairman's boasts about future profits was just cheap talk.
    | fine, grand
    (ironic) What all the fine talk came down to was hard cash.
    | baby
    I never used baby talk to my little girl.
    | pillow
    the pillow talk of lovers

    TALK + VERB

    turn to sth
    Talk turned to money and tempers began to fray.

    PREP.

    ~ about/of
    All this talk of the president resigning is nonsense!

    PHRASES

    be just talk
    ‘You think it's just talk?’ ‘No, I think it's true.’
    | for all the talk of sth
    For all the talk of bringing their children up the same, the boys ended up never doing any of the cooking.

    3 (also talks) discussions between official groups

    ADJ.

    lengthy | high-level, top-level | informal | formal, official | private, secret | open | direct, face-to-face | wide-ranging | all-party, bilateral, inter-party, joint, multilateral, round-table, trilateral, tripartite | fresh, further | fruitless, inconclusive | crisis, emergency, urgent | exploratory, preliminary | constitutional, political | arms, pay, peace, trade

    QUANT.

    round
    A further round of talks is expected in March.

    VERB + TALK

    conduct, have, hold
    The two governments held secret talks on the nuclear threat.
    | broker, host | attend, enter | initiate, open | break off, pull out of, walk out of
    The union has broken off talks with the management.
    | cancel, suspend | reopen, resume

    TALK + VERB

    be scheduled
    Talks were scheduled for Rome the following month.
    | take place
    The peace talks will take place in Cairo.
    | begin, open, start | end | resume | be aimed at sth, be designed to
    the latest round of talks aimed at ending the civil war
    | centre on sth, concentrate on sth, cover sth, deal with sth, focus on sth
    The talks centred on bilateral trade.
    | produce sth
    Talks produced agreement on an end to the occupation.
    | be deadlocked, break down, collapse, fail, founder, stall
    The talks remain deadlocked over spending plans. The talks foundered on the issue of compensation.

    PREP.

    during ~
    The agreement was concluded during talks in Beijing.
    | in ~
    He is currently in talks with two football clubs.
    | ~ about/on/over
    holding talks over the political future of the province
    | ~ between
    the failure of talks between the two communities
    | ~ with
    The delegation arrived for talks with their government.

    4 lecture

    ADJ.

    entertaining, informative, interesting | introductory | pep, sales, team | radio

    VERB + TALK

    give | attend, go to

    TALK + VERB

    be entitled sth
    She gave a very entertaining talk entitled ‘My life and hard times’.

    PREP.

    ~ about/on
    Did you go to the talk on Peru?



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