talk at

phrasal verb

talked at; talking at; talks at
informal
: to speak to (someone) without listening to what he or she says in reply
My dad is always talking at me.

Examples of talk at in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heated talks at the United Nations Environment Assembly in March failed to result in new international guidelines for solar geoengineering. Justine Calma, The Verge, 11 June 2024 Come for the pre-concert talk at 3 p.m. Details: 4 p.m. June 2; Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley; $25-$80; berkeleysymphony.org. — Georgia Rowe, Correspondent Napa’s inaugural Festival La Onda Thousands of Latin music lovers will head to Napa this weekend for the inaugural La Onda Festival. Randy McMullen, The Mercury News, 29 May 2024 In interviews, Song talked at length about how her film was inspired by her own life. Madeline Leung Coleman, Vulture, 23 Apr. 2024 The changes made by Egyptian intelligence, the details of which have not been previously reported, led to a wave of anger and recrimination among officials from the US, Qatar and Israel, and left ceasefire talks at an impasse. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 21 May 2024 Kim Kardashian knows how to get people talking at the Met Gala. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 Later on Monday, a formal ceremony is to take place at the Invalides monument before bilateral talks at the Elysee presidential palace. Sylvie Corbet, Fortune Europe, 6 May 2024 The classic ensemble wasn’t the only thing that had people talking at the event. Erin Lassner, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 May 2024 The findings were shared in several new papers posted on the pre-print server arXiv that have not yet been peer reviewed and were presented in talks at a meeting of the American Physical Society on Thursday. Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Apr. 2024

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“Talk at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20at. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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