Discuss about something : Is it ok to say this?

Although we often hear people say I would like to discuss about the problem, it is not grammatically acceptable. You usually discuss something. You do not discuss about something. The word discuss is not followed by about.

• We will not discuss what happened at the meeting.

The word discussion, on the other hand, can be followed by about what happened at the meeting.

COURTESY : The Hindu - India

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