[Grammar] Which one is proper?

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waterborne

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Hi, teachers:I just encounered a problem, please help me out, thanks in advance:I just want to know which of the following stences is grammatically proper?1. I need to talk with Tom about this issue.2. I need to talk with Tom this issue.if I need the prep. about here or not?
 
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I need to talk to/with Tom about this issue.

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thank you very much 5jj
 
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