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    I am unable to talk with you.

    Hi,

    I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable to talk because of some reasons. Perhaps network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance.
    I can't talk with you. I believe this is used when someone doesn't really want to talk with someone. Perhaps there might be no reasons but might be kind of ignoring someone.

    Are they okay in those context?

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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Hi,

    I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable impossible to talk because of for some reason(s), perhaps a network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance (check the definition of this word. It does not mean that you are ignoring someone. You need something else here.)

    I can't talk with you. I believe this is used when someone doesn't really want to talk with someone. Perhaps there might be no reasons but they might be kind of ignoring someone.

    Are they okay in those contexts?
    See my amendments and comments above in red.

    I see no difference in meaning. If someone said "I can't talk to you/I am unable to talk to you" I would not know if they meant their phone was broken, the network was down, they were busy, they found the idea of talking to me physically repellent or they had no tongue! I would need more information to know why they said it.
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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    Oh no! I made so many mistakes. Okay! how about "negligence" in place of ignorance?

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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

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    Oh no! I made so many mistakes. Okay! how about "negligence" in place of ignorance?
    No. "Negligence" doesn't work there either. That means that someone has not taken suitable precautions to look after someone or something or has not taken reasonable measures to ensure their welfare. What sort of behaviour were you trying to describe when you said "ignorance" and then "negligence"?
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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

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    No. "Negligence" doesn't work there either. That means that someone has not taken suitable precautions to look after someone or something or has not taken reasonable measures to ensure their welfare. What sort of behaviour were you trying to describe when you said "ignorance" and then "negligence"?

    I meant there that just because I say to someone that I am unable to talk doesn't mean that I do not like him/her or I do not want to talk him/her. Let me rewrite the sentence; I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable to talk because of some reasons. Perhaps network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance(Here I want to say that I do not mean that I do not like him/her).

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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    I meant there that just because I say to someone that I am unable to talk doesn't mean that I do not like him/her or I do not want to talk him/her. Let me rewrite the sentence; I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable to talk because of some reasons. Perhaps network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance(Here I want to say that I do not mean that I do not like him/her).
    No. You have used "ignorance" again. I already told you that doesn't mean what you think it means. Have you checked the definition in a dictionary?
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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    I did check. I didn't use it again I just rewrote my first sentence(I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable to talk because of some reasons. Perhaps network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance.) to show you that for which meaning I had added it(ignorance).

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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    I did check. I didn't use it again I just rewrote my first sentence(I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable to talk because of some reasons. Perhaps network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance.) to show you that for which meaning I had added it(ignorance).
    This is what you put in post #5:

    "Let me rewrite the sentence; I am unable to talk with you. I believe this is used when it's really unable to talk because of some reasons. Perhaps network problem or being busy but it doesn't mean ignorance(Here I want to say that I do not mean that I do not like him/her).

    I assumed that the words after "Let me rewrite the sentence" were the rewritten ones. I don't know why you keep putting "ignorance (here I want to say that I do not mean that I do not like him/her)". Why do you think that "ignorance/ignorant" has anything to do with not liking someone?
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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    I think I am poor to find the word that I want to express what I mean to say. Perhaps dictionary will help me. I will have to find suitable word. Ignorance and negligence don't seem to work in that context.

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    Re: I am unable to talk with you.

    I have already told you that neither "ignorance" nor "negligence" work. The only phrase I can think of that comes close to meaning "It's not that I don't like you" or "It's not that I'm ignoring you" is "I'm not just being rude" but even that isn't exact.
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