Talk to someone or Talk with someone

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The other day I called my friend.  Someone had his cell phone, so they answered the phone instead of him.  They asked me who do I want to talk “with” and I answered “with Paul”.  But it was a little weird to me because I would have said who do you want to talk “to” and normally I would have said “to Paul, please,” or just “Paul”.  So I was just wondering if they are both okay to say, or one is wrong. 

talk to with asked Sep 01 '13 at 04:33 Lina Newbride New member

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Talk to someone is more of a one-sided conversation. Talk with someone, on the other hand, is a dialogue. It is a two-sided conversation.

link comment answered Sep 01 '13 at 12:00 Sanjay Expert
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I think using talk to someone is better choice

link comment answered Sep 01 '13 at 14:01 sarah arain New member

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