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    Talking past

    Dear teacher

    Would you kindly tell me what is the meaning of "talking past one another"?

    Thanks in advance

    Lila Sazgar


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    Re: Talking past

    Welcome to the forums.

    It helps to have the context in which this appears.

    Without context, it probably means that people are not listening to each other.

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