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We had a nice talk yesterday.
He visited Egypt in March for talks with the president.
the outcome of talks between the government and the rebels
preliminary talks on the future of the steel industry
The management will be holding informal talks with union officials.
the need for a fresh round of peace talks
Talks broke down last week over the issue of overtime pay.
The trade talks will resume next month.
Williams gave a talk on his travels in Nepal.
I sat there listening to the sailors’ talk.
Talk of housework bored her.
Then the talk turned to the upcoming exam.
There was no talk of any cuts in wages.
There is a lot of talk about welfare reform.
We hear talk about being good citizens.
Most radio stations need less talk and more music.
She appears to be an expert on men, but it’s all talk!
For all the government’s talk, it does nothing to improve housing conditions.
At first there was a lot of talk, but people soon lost interest.
youngsters using up-to-the-minute street talk (=a fashionable way of talking)
a fashion display that was the talk of New York
The couple had suddenly become the talk of the town.
This is the American English definition of talk. View British English definition of talk.
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