To talk to

to advise or exhort, or to reprove gently; as, I will talk to my son respecting his conduct.
- Addison.

See also: Talk

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Pendleton--or rather, she tried to talk to her about him.
"I wanted to talk to him; I wanted to know what he'd done.
The lady that kept the books seemed to want so much to talk to me in English (for the sake of practice, too, I suppose), that I couldn't bear to let her know I didn't like it.
In this regard, the Afghan NUG is now also keen to talk to the Taliban, as it has already announced the establishment of the High Advisory Board for Peace and the peace negotiating team of Government.
Duterte, who was the guest at the 69th founding of Ipil town, said he had been trying to talk to the enemies of the state, including Misuari whom he thanked for reining in his forces against the government.
Wi's visit to China comes after North Korea vowed last week not to talk to the government of South Korean President Lee Myung Bak, saying South Korean officials attempted to bribe North Korean partners for a series of inter-Korean summits during secret inter-Korean contacts.
It is very unlikely that the Islamic Republic will ever flatly refuse to talk to Washington.
"A lot of them were talking about how their moms didn't talk to them, so they found it awkward to talk to their daughters.
But when it comes right down to it, some parents would prefer not to talk to their children about sexuality at all.
We want him to talk to rank-and-file partners at practice offices, and we want him to interview staff at all levels.
I ran into my crush while walking my dog, so I stopped to talk to him.