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Rule "Collocation: Talk at/to"

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Description: Collocation: Talk at/to
Message: Talking at someone means they aren't listening. You probably meant this: \1 to \3 or \1 with \3.
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I was talking at Charles about
    Correction suggestion: talking to Charles, talking with Charles
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TALK_AT_TO [16]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-12 22:33:07 +0200)