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He likes to talk while he eating.

"Don't talk with your mouth full."

"Don't talk. Your mouth is full."

Does the second sentence sound natural to a native speaker?

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    Nope. Our moms always told us "Don't talk with your mouth full!" – Robusto Oct 24 '17 at 1:11
  • Don't talk when you are eating. – SovereignSun Oct 24 '17 at 6:05
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Well, the second sentence has no grammatical errors, yet, it's not the common way to say it. The everyday phrase is:

  • Don't talk with your mouth full.
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