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give sb something to talk about

to ​provide someone with an ​interestingsubject to ​discuss: Our new ​car will give the ​neighbours something to talk about.
(Definition of give sb something to talk about from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give sb something to talk about”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成为(某人)谈论的话题…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成為(某人)談論的話題…
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