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Difference between conversation and dialogue



 
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Difference between conversation and dialogue #1 (permalink) Thu Feb 03, 2005 19:51 pm   Difference between conversation and dialogue
 

Test No. incompl/inter-13 "At the Theatre", question 4

Many people go to the theatre not to see a play where the plot is complicated but to listen to the brillant ......... between the actors.

(a) dialogue
(b) chat
(c) conversation
(d) comments

Test No. incompl/inter-13 "At the Theatre", answer 4

Many people go to the theatre not to see a play where the plot is complicated but to listen to the brillant dialogue between the actors.

Correct answer: (a) dialogue

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Please tell me what is wrong with "conversation" instead " dialogue"?
Do I have to use always dialogue in relation with "actors"?
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Dialogue #2 (permalink) Thu Feb 03, 2005 21:26 pm   Dialogue
 

Dialogue is a formal conversation typically in theatre or one that is prepared/written beforehand. Conversation is simply unprepared and casual.
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