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To have a conversation with someone

talk

verb

to have a conversation with other people

chat

verb

to talk in a friendly way

catch up

to talk to someone you have not seen for some time and find out what they have been doing

converse

verb

to have a conversation

fall into conversation

to start having a conversation with someone, especially someone you have just met

get into conversation (with someone)

to start talking to someone you have never met before

pass the time of day (with someone)

to talk to someone for a short time, especially in order to be polite or friendly

engage someone in conversation

to start having a conversation with someone

rap

verb

to have a long informal conversation with friends

make conversation

to talk to someone that you do not know well, in order to be polite, not because you really want to talk to them. This type of conversation is also called small talk

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