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Meaning of “talk shop” in the English Dictionary

"talk shop" in British English

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talk shop

to talk about ​yourjob with those you ​work with when not at ​work: Even at a ​party they have to talk ​shop!
(Definition of talk shop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"talk shop" in American English

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talk shop

to talk about ​yourjob when not at ​work: She was ​sitting at a ​table with ​people from ​work, ​talkingshop.
(Definition of talk shop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talk shop”
in Chinese (Simplified) (与同事在工作时间外)谈论自己的工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) (與同事在工作時間外)談論自己的工作…
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