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After a long talk, we decided on divorce.
John, I'd like to have a talk with you.
We must have a talk about money.
formal discussions between governments, organizations etc
peace/trade etc talks
The peace talks look promising.
The president held talks with Chinese officials.
Talks with the rebels have failed.
an entertaining talk
a talk on local history
give/do/deliver a talk
Dr. Howard will give a talk on herbal medicine.
information or news that people talk about and hear about a lot, but that is not official
Tickets sold so quickly there's talk of a second concert.
talk of doing something
the administration's talk of reducing weapons
There's talk that she's difficult to work with.
It's just talk. He'll never do it.
type of conversation:
type of conversation[uncountable]
That's enough of that kind of talk.
persuasive sales talk
That's fighting talk (=brave and confident words) from Italy's manager.
someone who is all talk talks a lot about what they intend to do, but never actually does it
someone who is the talk of the town has done something bad, shocking, exciting etc and everyone is talking about them:
She's the talk of London's theatre-goers since her last performance.
used to say that you do not believe someone will do what they say