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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

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✘ 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.

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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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