Makes a heart-to-heart talk with youth

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NewAmerica

Banned
Mandarin
The leader visits the city and makes a heart-to-heart talk with the youth there.

Source: English sentence making practice by me.

The question of this thread is whether "Makes a heart-to-heart talk with the youth" is proper English.
 
  • grassy

    Senior Member
    Polish
    It looks like a translation of some propaganda leaflet. Are we talking Kim Dzong Un or Xi Jinping here?
     

    Chez

    Senior Member
    English English
    With.

    If you use to it implies the leader is doing all the talking, which is not the point of a heart-to-heart talk. You should be exchanging views with each other.
     
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