Meaning of “talk shop” in the English Dictionary

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"talk shop" in British English

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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!

(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 your job when not at work:

She was sitting at a table with people from work, talking shop.

(Definition of “talk shop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)