English version

talk shop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtalk shoptalk shopinformalTALK TO somebody to talk about things that are related to your work, especially in a way that other people find boring I’m fed up with you two talking shop. shop talk shop
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talk shopThis would enable a tough general manager to ensure that medical audit did not become simply a talk shop or token activity.The Commonwealth is simply a talking shop.And remember that everyone of it is of your own kind, some one with whom you can talk shop.At the moment the annual summit is little more than an expensive talking shop.Andy the Mouse got pretty manic and spent half an hour talking shop with a Mickey.I don't want to go out to dinner with him and his lawyer friends - all they ever do is talk shop.Are you two going to talk shop all night?
talk shoptalk shopif people talk shop, they talk about their work when there are people present who are not interested or involved in it – used to show disapproval Are you two going to talk shop all night? talk
Examples from the Corpus
talk shopAnd remember that everyone of it is of your own kind, some one with whom you can talk shop.At the moment the annual summit is little more than an expensive talking shop.The Commonwealth is simply a talking shop.This would enable a tough general manager to ensure that medical audit did not become simply a talk shop or token activity.Andy the Mouse got pretty manic and spent half an hour talking shop with a Mickey.
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