My research showed that "discuss about" is incorrect because "discuss" is a transitive verb which means an object have to be attached. So "discuss about" would be redundant as in "talk about about".

But what if I say "discuss with you about"? Is it still redundant in this case or are there other problems?

For example:

"I want to discuss with you about logistics"

I know the best version would be:

"I want to discuss logistics with you"

But is the first version still wrong? Thanks

  • The first version is wrong. Jan 19, 2019 at 9:19

2 Answers 2


✘ I want to discuss with you about logistics.

That sentence is ungrammatical.

What you could say is:

✔ I want to have a discussion with you about logistics.

The only way I can think of to use both discuss and about in a grammatical way is the following:

I want to discuss something about logistics with you.

However, while the sentence is fine, it's slightly unnatural sounding and would not normally be used instead of the simpler discuss logistics.


English tends to aim for as few words as possible. What do you want to discuss? Logic. With whom? You.

"About" is implied so it is redundant.

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