talk shop

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talk shop

  1. (intransitive, informal) To discuss one's work, business or profession.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is an idiomatic instance of a general construction consisting of talk with the topic area as object of the verb. One can talk baseball, talk philosophy, or talk trash.

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Noun[edit]

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talk shop ‎(plural talk shops)

  1. A talking shop

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