talk of

phrasal verb

talked of; talking of; talks of
: to speak or write about (someone or something) : to mention (a subject) in speech or writing
It was the first time she talked of going to law school.
She never talks of her suffering during the war.
In the letter, he talked of feeling ill.
(British) Talking of Jill, where is she?

Examples of talk of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In recent years, storms have formed before the official June 1 start date in four of the past five years, prompting the hurricane season to nudge its forecasters to start issuing regular predictions two weeks earlier and talk of moving the season’s official start date into May. Alex Harris, Miami Herald, 23 May 2024 There was talk of horrifying videos, of people warned not to breathe a word, of Mr. Rath being put on a bus to Elmira — a euphemism, some said, for murder. Photographs Todd Heisler, New York Times, 19 May 2024 While there had been talks of the seafood restaurant, which started 50 years ago in Florida, filing for bankruptcy, the quick closure took some by surprise. Shelby Slade, The Arizona Republic, 15 May 2024 The judicial confirmation wars and blowback over Democratic talk of Court-packing was helpful to Republicans in key Senate races in 2018 and 2020. The Editors, National Review, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for talk of 

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“Talk of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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