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    Smile talk politics

    Please, dear teachers and friends...

    Could you shed some light on this?

    Let's talk Politics
    Let's talk about Politics.

    I can't tell 'em apart.

    Thanks

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    Re: talk politics

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Please, dear teachers and friends...

    Could you shed some light on this?

    Let's talk Politics
    Let's talk about Politics.

    I can't tell 'em apart.

    Thanks
    That's good - because they mean the same thing!

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    Re: talk politics

    "Let's talk politics," is a shortened, idiomatic way of saying, "Let's talk about politics."

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    Smile Re: talk politics

    Interesting...

    Let's talk Russia.
    Let's talk Mr Homer. (a proper name)
    Let's talk it.
    Let's talk this professor.

    To be honest, such sentences sounds odd to me. We usually talk about something or someone.
    I thought there was a little difference between them:

    Let's talk Russia. (A discussion suitable for specialists)
    Let's talk about Lidia. ( informal talking).

    but I guess I was wrong.

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    Smile Re: talk politics

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post
    "Let's talk politics," is a shortened, idiomatic way of saying, "Let's talk about politics."
    problem solved!

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