difference between talk and speak

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hi,

when we use the word talk and when do we use the word speak :?:

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Generally speaking, we use speak for more formal situations and talk for less formal situations. (Talk is the more general term.)

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  • "I can't think of anything more to say right now. I'll talk to you more about that later."

Generally speaking, speak is used specifically to refer to oral communications, while talk is used more broadly.

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