shoot the breeze

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shoot the breeze (third-person singular simple present shoots the breeze, present participle shooting the breeze, simple past and past participle shot the breeze)

  1. (idiomatic, US) To chat idly or generally waste time talking.
    We were just standing around shooting the breeze.

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