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Meaning of “make conversation” in the English Dictionary

"make conversation" in British English

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make conversation

to say things to someone who you do not ​know well, in ​order to be ​polite: I was just ​trying to make conversation.
(Definition of make conversation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make conversation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没话找话,说应酬话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒話找話,說應酬話…
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