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"shoot the breeze" in British English

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shoot the breeze

US informal to ​spendtimetalking about things that are not ​important: We ​sat out on the ​porch, just ​shooting the ​breeze.
(Definition of shoot the breeze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoot the breeze

infml to ​talk with someone about ​unimportant things for a ​longtime: We ​sat on the ​porch until late at ​night, just ​shooting the ​breeze.
(Definition of shoot the breeze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shoot the breeze”
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲谈,闲聊…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閒談,閒聊…
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