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talk shop

to talk about your job with those you work with when not at work: Even at a party they have to talk shop!
Translations of “talk shop”
in Chinese (Traditional) (與同事在工作時間外)談論自己的工作…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与同事在工作时间外)谈论自己的工作…
(Definition of talk shop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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